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Meet the Maasai

Conservation Science & Policy: Day two – Maasai pastoralists and lions The morning started with a walking safari in the conservancy land. As we left the campsite, the sky was tinted in the red shades of the dawn. It was unbelievable. Wherever we looked we could see wildlife; tracks on the ground below us, animals…

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jk479    January 7th, 2018    Kenya    , , , , , , , , ,


Lionfishing

We knew today was going to be a good one as soon as we left our dorm.  The smell of pancakes wafted over campus, and soon we were tucking in to the breakfast of champions.  Our group was set to go snorkelling, hunting lionfish over reefs.  Yesterday’s group hadn’t spotted any – a positive sign…

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eo271    January 6th, 2018    Bahamas    , , , , , , , ,


Policy team go wild: Our first day in Kenya

The Conservation Science and Policy team waved goodbye to the Biodiversity team at Nairobi airport ad rolled through the warm African night to our first destination: Kiboko Sanctuary or Oscar’s Camp, near Nairobi National Park – Kenya’s first national park, created in 1946. If our arrival was anything to go by, this is going to…

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jk479    January 6th, 2018    Kenya    , , , , , , , , ,


Kenya 2018: The adventures begin

4th  January 2018 It’s only been a matter of months since we started studying for our various masters degrees, but it feels like Kenya has been a long time coming. We spent 3 months feasting on knowledge, feeding our brains with information on our chosen focus, plus statistics – oh the statistics! We then spent 3…

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jk479    January 4th, 2018    Kenya    , , , , , , , ,


Habitat-Builders: Mangroves and Seagrass

Today is the day I flew out!  My journey didn’t start as smoothly as it could have done – I’d misread my travel details and thought the flight was two hours later than it actually was (top travel tip – don’t do that).  I’m grateful to everyone who helped rush me through the airport and…

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eo271    January 2nd, 2018    Bahamas    , , , , ,


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