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Competition Time!

Throughout the course, we had all been armed with a selection of cameras, GoPros and, of course, smartphones.  We certainly hadn’t been short of subjects to photograph, either – all of us combined must have taken thousands of pictures!  On our final day, we collated the best of these and submitted them for a competition…

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eo271    January 23rd, 2018    Bahamas    , , , , , , , ,


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    , , , , , , ,


Lets go to the beach beach

18th January After a long day cooped up in the coach we finally arrived at our last destination of the field course, the blistering hot beaches of Playa Grande. With some free time to explore we had a look around Hotel las tortugas, complete with swimming pool, hot tub and hammocks. Right on the beach…

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sf343    January 26th, 2017    Costa Rica, Costa Rica archive    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Getting hands on with wildlife!

We finished our field course with even more fantastic hands-on experiences, here are our final few days in the Bahamas:   Reefs We had the pleasure of being led by Brad Weiler and Drew Hitchner on a Coral reef fish survey, which turned out to be the perfect preparation for our fish identification test towards…

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lbj203    January 24th, 2017    Bahamas, Bahamas archive    , , , , , , , , , ,


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