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Introducing the Galapagos field course 2020

This blog will be following the 3rd year 2020 Field Trip in the Galàpagos Islands, tackling problematics of environmental awareness & cultural appreciation, with a focus on how we, and you, can travel as sustainably as possible. Firstly, a touch of history. The Galàpagos played an iconic part in outlining the Evolutionary Theory, which provides…

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nl341    January 2nd, 2020    Galapagos    , , , ,


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    , , , , , , , , ,


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    , , , , , , , ,


35 students, 2 weeks, 1 stunning destination

Bring on Field Course Galapagos 2018! With under two weeks to go, the preparation for the field course of a lifetime is fully underway! And to kick it off, our first blog will be about the beautiful island we will be studying on, and what exactly we will be studying! The Galapagos islands are a…

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am769    December 29th, 2017    Galapagos    , , , , , ,


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