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Indonesia – Global Finprint Update Indonesia Marine Invertebrates Marine Mammals Project Sites 

Indonesia – Global Finprint Update

Written by and photos courtesy of Samantha Sherman This summer was the second Global FinPrint field trip to the Bau Bau Marine Site but it was the first trip that included OpWall Research Assistants (RAs). The Global FinPrint Project (www.globalfinprint.org), a Paul G. Allen initiative that looks at global populations of elasmobranchs (sharks and rays) on tropical coral reefs using... Read More
Indonesia – 3D Modelling an Artificial Reef Conservation Indonesia Project Sites 

Indonesia – 3D Modelling an Artificial Reef

Written by and photos courtesy of Alejandro Usobiaga   3D Modelling an Artificial Reef Artificial reefs have become an important tool for coral reef managers to battle reef degradation and help recruit macrofauna to the surrounding area. They can provide a refuge and settlement surface to species ranging from corals and fish to  sea turtles looking for a cheeky nap.... Read More
Indonesia – A day in the life of an Opwall herpetologist Expedition Diaries Indonesia Project Sites 

Indonesia – A day in the life of an Opwall herpetologist

Written by Damian Lettoof Photo Courtesy of Dr William Earle Feature Photo Courtesy of Marina West My day started like every other ecologist: asleep in hammock deep in the jungle at Bala camp. Only mine was slightly different as I was recovering from an operation on my face; a hair follicle became rapidly infected and transformed into an abscess within... Read More