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Mexico –  2 years, 2 expeditions Mammals Mexico 

Mexico – 2 years, 2 expeditions

Written by Krysten Martin Photos  Courtesy of Krysten Martin and Vivek Manthri I initially came to Mexico in the 2016 field season for four weeks as a research assistant. I was looking for a place to conduct my senior research project/dissertation and Operation Wallacea sounded like just the place to do it (this type of field work was just what... 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
Mexico – Can you Sea Turtles? Mexico Project Sites 

Mexico – Can you Sea Turtles?

Written By Thien-Kym Nguyen-Phuoc Photos courtesy of Laura Mack & Kathy Slater There are seven extant species of sea turtle in the world. The seven species are divided into two families. The leatherback sea turtle is the only species alive that is in the Dermochelyidae family and the other six species: hawksbill sea turtle, loggerhead sea turtle, green sea turtle, Olive... Read More