Staff Spotlight! Staff Spotlight 

Staff Spotlight!

First published on our facebook on February 28th 2015 Staff/Student Spotlight! Introducing Phil Stanier! “The 9th October 1998 is a very special date for me. Not only was it my 19th Birthday but it was also the day that I saw an Opwall poster on my way home from Uni stating that there would be a presentation that evening for... Read More
Staff Spotlight! Staff Spotlight 

Staff Spotlight!

First published on our facebook wall on April 18th 2015 Staff/Student Spotlight! This week – Jane Hardwick! “I wouldn’t be where I was today without the invaluable experience I have gained from working for Operation Wallacea. My first field season was in Indonesia (terrestrial site) in 2011 where I collected data on the endemic Buton macaques (a problem species for... Read More
Staff Spotlight! Staff Spotlight 

Staff Spotlight!

Staff/Student Spotlight Saturdays! Introducing Hannah Hoskins! “I first went to Honduras as a Research Assistant at the end of my first year of university. I loved being in the forest, meeting all the brilliant scientists and learning hands-on ecological survey techniques. I was then lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel to Pacaya Samira, Peru a year later where... Read More
Cuba – A week in the life… Cuba Project Sites 

Cuba – A week in the life…

Written by Sophie Johnson Photos Courtesy of Jorge Angulo I heard about Operation Wallacea from one of my College Parents who was attending a talk. After looking at all the available expeditions, I decided that I was most interested in joining the Cuba research project, the only exclusively marine site. I have always been interested in marine conservation research so... Read More
Staff Spotlight! Mexico Project Sites Staff Spotlight 

Staff Spotlight!

Staff Spotlight Saturdays! Introducing José António Nóbrega (Jotó) who came away with us on the México expedition 2014/2015/2016 and this year! “As a Portuguese biologist passionate about biodiversity, environment and conservation, I am always looking for a new challenge. During my academic career, I have worked along several national and international conservation programs that allowed me to develop growing interest... Read More
Mexico – Akumal Marine Protected Area Conservation Mexico Opwall News Project Sites 

Mexico – Akumal Marine Protected Area

Written by Dr Kathy Slater Photos courtesy of Akumal Dive Centre For the last 5 years Operation Wallacea has been operating in a small coastal town called Akumal that consists of extensive reefs, mangroves, lagoons, beaches with a high density of nesting sea turtles, and in one particular bay; abundant seagrasses and a large (60+) resident population of immature green... Read More