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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    , , , , , , ,


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    , , , , , ,


Catching Rays

This morning we had dish duty, helping out the fantastic kitchen staff with setting out food and washing up.  So many dirty dishes… We split into groups today – mine went to Deep Creek to hunt for stingrays.  The creeks were expanses of shallow, milky-blue water through which we spent all day wading.  They weren’t…

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eo271    January 5th, 2018    Bahamas    , , , , , ,


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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