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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
Indonesia – Putting the Fun in Fungus Indonesia Project Sites 

Indonesia – Putting the Fun in Fungus

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Benjamin Maples This summer I joined an eight week expedition to Indonesia with Operation Wallacea. While I spent some of my time joining the ‘usual’ monitoring surveys, I also devoted as much time as possible investigating the fascinating and poorly-studied invertebrates found in the area. I was incessantly looking for, and taking pictures of,... Read More
Indonesia – How sleeping in a hammock in the jungle changes your perspective on life Expedition Diaries Indonesia Project Sites 

Indonesia – How sleeping in a hammock in the jungle changes your perspective on life

This blog post was originally posted at: How sleeping in a hammock in the jungle changes your perspective on life Written by and photos courtesy of Anni Walsh I recently returned from the most incredible experience of my life, thanks to Operation Wallacea, an organisation concerned with biodiversity and conservation. A representative for Opwall came to talk at my university and... Read More
Indonesia – The Plastic Problem Conservation Indonesia Opwall News 

Indonesia – The Plastic Problem

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Emma Camp Plastic pollution accounts for 60-80 % of marine litter worldwide that totals approximately 14 billion pounds each year.  Due to ocean gyres, trash will accumulate in massive islands with an example of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch estimated to range in size from 700,000 square kilometers to more than 15,000 square kilometers.... Read More