Honduras – Journal of a Research Assistant Honduras 

Honduras – Journal of a Research Assistant

Written by Sam Rogerson Photo Courtesy of Jon Kolby Saturday – 17/6/17 – Journal entry after one week of being in the jungle: “Jungle training was amazing. Living ‘rough’ with hammocks, a campfire and a few tarps. What a great time; true, proper trekking with funny, genuine people. I’m in awe at this place. Every day I see something new... Read More
Indonesia – FADs in Bau Bau Indonesia Project Sites 

Indonesia – FADs in Bau Bau

Written by and Video courtesy of Alejandro Usobiaga MPhil Photos Courtesy of Sam Fleischmann It’s simply not enough to suggest an alternative and walk away in the hopes that someone, somewhere will make it happen. This is perhaps one of science’s most fundamental flaws. We often make suggestions without any real substance or, even worse, willingness to follow through. In... Read More
Mexico – Mangrove research Conservation Mexico Project Sites 

Mexico – Mangrove research

Written by Ian Hendy Photos Courtesy of Tom Peschak Current research, in the Mangrove forests of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Mangroves are salt-tolerant trees that fringe intertidal zones populating marine, freshwater and terrestrial habitats. They provide a range of ecosystem services including coastal protection, carbon sequestration and environmental buffering for fauna, including biodiversity maintenance mechanisms and nurseries. Maintenance of the... Read More
Mexico – A Snappy Update! Conservation Herpetofauna Mexico Opwall News 

Mexico – A Snappy Update!

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Jose Antonio Nobrega At our forest site in Calakmul Biosphere Reserve (Campeche, Mexico) water occurs in low density and mostly in the form of aguadas (semi-temporary natural ponds sustained by rainfall) during the majority of the year, and part of our research there is to investigate species that live in this unique environment. One such species... Read More