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Thanks for the Memories

Leaving came so suddenly… we packed up the dorms in one whirlwind afternoon and then before we knew it, we were crammed onto that tiny plane waving goodbye to the lecturers as we left our little island paradise.  We learnt, saw and did so much, and living there has inspired us in many different ways…

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eo271    January 30th, 2018    Bahamas    , , , , , , ,


Policy on the move: Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru

Policy on the move: Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru After saying our farewells to Oscar’s Camp, we set off through the bustling metropolis of Nairobi towards our next destination: Lake Nakuru National Park. Being a Sunday, the residents of the city were all out in the streets looking immaculate in their finest dress. The air…

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jk479    January 17th, 2018    Kenya    , , , ,


Project: Mangroves

Washing dishes isn’t so bad with a view like this!  We had an unexpectedly sunny afternoon for day one of collecting data for our project on mangroves.  Heading over to the mangroves at Page Creek where we’d done the drone work, we strapped on our snorkel gear and headed in.  The original plan had been…

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eo271    January 14th, 2018    Bahamas    , , , , , , ,


Dive, dive!

Everyone was super excited for reef day, which dawned bright and sunny. The sea was gorgeously calm – perfect for snorkelling! We visited a place called “Something to See” to swim 30-metre transects – this was a way to get uniform samples of the reef species we saw. Finally, I felt that my fish identification…

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eo271    January 13th, 2018    Bahamas    , , , , , , ,


Shark Bait

Well the weather outside is frightful… all the more so for its unpredictability!  We had to pick our moment to dash to the canteen and minimise how much we got rained on. The boat ride to today’s creek was wetter than usual, but happily by the time we dropped anchor and waded to shore, the…

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eo271    January 9th, 2018    Bahamas    , , , , , ,


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