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Peru – Hip-Hop Hooray Herpetofauna Peru 

Peru – Hip-Hop Hooray

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Emily Tees Cover Photo Courtesy of  Mark Bowler This summer I had the utmost pleasure of spending almost three weeks in the Peruvian Amazon with other Southridge students on a biology trip. While in Peru, we assisted biologists from all around  the world and helped university dissertation students with the collection of data to... Read More
Peru – Enter the Forest Peru Project Sites 

Peru – Enter the Forest

Written by and photos courtesy of Dael Sassoon One thought kept echoing in my mind since the first day of the expedition: I don’t want to leave. Considering I only stayed in Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve for two weeks, the Amazon didn’t take long to steal my heart. I believe a piece of it is still there, surrounded by the towering... Read More
Peru – “We’re gonna need a bigger boat” – Part 3 Expedition Diaries Peru Project Sites 

Peru – “We’re gonna need a bigger boat” – Part 3

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Catherine Yates – to find Catherines own blog visit: catswonderings Catherine spent 6 weeks with Opwall doing her dissertation on primates and has very kindly given us blog posts that we will publish as part of a mini-series with this post being the final part! “Bitter Sweet” Time is a funny thing, and certainly... Read More
Peru – “We’re gonna need a bigger boat” – Part 2 Expedition Diaries Peru Project Sites 

Peru – “We’re gonna need a bigger boat” – Part 2

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Catherine Yates – to find Catherines own blog visit: catswonderings “The Perils of Primates” As an experienced primatologist you would assume that our leader would have found her ‘jungle feet’, a feat that has monumental advantage in any jungle. Having the ability to follow a group of tiny tamarins through dense liana forest requires... Read More
Peru – We just clicked… Expedition Diaries Peru Project Sites 

Peru – We just clicked…

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Saadia Khan I recently joined a research dissertation programme through Operation Wallacea, which are an organisation that run a series of biological and conservation programmes in remote locations across the world with specific wildlife conservation aims in mind. My time in Peru involved working with ecologists, scientists, academics and postgraduate researchers that specialised in various... Read More
Peru – The Life of a Tropical Bird Ecologist Conservation Expedition Diaries Peru Project Sites 

Peru – The Life of a Tropical Bird Ecologist

Written by and photos courtesy of Fergus Eakin I would like to share my experience, as a research assistant, on the Peruvian Opwall expedition. As an ecologist I have been captivated by the rainforest since the first time I ever watched a David Attenborough documentary. Unfortunately, there isn’t any tropical rainforest in the UK. So I signed up with Opwall and... Read More