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Landlocked

The little boats here can’t go out in strong winds, so today we were land-based and started working on our group projects. Our topic was mangroves – we decided to compare species diversity in mangrove creeks on opposite sides of the Cape. Once we came up with a plan, we presented our ideas to the…

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eo271    January 10th, 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    , , , , , ,


Team Bahamas 2018!

Welcome!  I hope you all are enjoying the holiday season.  As of today, there is just ONE WEEK to go until the Bahamas field course, during which a team of University of Exeter students will be getting stuck into research and conservation in the watery world of the Bahamas.  Until then, I’m going to cover…

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eo271    December 27th, 2017    Bahamas    , , , , ,


Wildlife of San Gerardo

15th January Our assessed presentations are now out of the way, and it’s time to head to our next location for the field course, but not before a quick stop at the hummingbird cafe! This cafe has a number of sugar feeders that attract a wide variety of hummingbirds, providing the perfect place to see…

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


Perfect Presentations

15th January After two days of data collection and frantic presentation prep the time to show off our findings has arrived! Here’s a summary of a few of the brilliant research topics from Field Course Costa Rica this year… Begonia Group Why do begonia leaves have varying drip tip numbers? For our group project we…

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sf343    January 25th, 2017    Costa Rica, Costa Rica archive    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,