Wednesday
Apr112018

'Memories That I Will Cherish Forever' - Read Jonathan's  Story

In the summer of 2017 I finished school and had a year out before I would start studying marine biology at university. It was always in my plans to visit a new part of the world in this time, and as my school had previously informed me about Frontier I did some research into what they offered.

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Wednesday
Apr112018

Beneath the Belizean  Waves

Exhausted, sweaty and as overladen as a Saharan camel, I must have been quite a sight when I first met Doryan and the rest of Frontier Belize. However, within an hour all thoughts of rest were out of my mind as we sped over the azure waters of the Caribbean.

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Monday
Mar262018

The Lionfish  Derby

Yesterday was the second annual lionfish derby I helped organise! For those of you who don’t exactly understand what I mean let me give you a breakdown of how the day went.

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Tuesday
Mar202018

How I got my dream  job

As I sit here and think back to my time at university I remember thinking to myself that when I was done with my degree I wanted to move to a tiny island in the Caribbean and count fish and measure seagrass for a living. Never did I think that this would be my reality a few years later.

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Monday
Mar192018

Ainslie’s beauty pagent (for  fish)

Wikipedia | Christian MehlführerI’ve seen an array of fish whilst in Caye Caulker. They come in weird shapes and sizes and have a variety of behaviours.

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Monday
Mar122018

The Many Talents of the  Parrotfish

Flickr | amanderson2

Parrot fish (scaridae) are one of the key species in coral reefs worldwide. Not only are they important reef grazers who help keep down algal growth that can smother healthy corals but their poop makes up the whitest sandiest beaches. But that shouldn’t put you off walking on the beautiful shores of the Caribbean.

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Monday
Mar122018

Sound in the  Sea

Wikimedia Commons | Arne Gething

As a sound engineer, you would think my jobs skill set wouldn’t have much use on a marine conservation course, aside from helping out at the local Sports Bar Friday night Live Jam. Well you would be right! However, that’s not to say that sound doesn’t play an important part in conservation work. I did a little research into how people are using sound to monitor what’s happening in the sea, and also how some need to turn it down a little.

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Wednesday
Feb142018

Top 5 Spare-Time Activities On  Camp

Here in Belize we sometimes spend the whole day on camp, especially on Sundays, to relax from the activities of the week.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Camp  Life

Our camp is situated on the north side of the island in a remote area of the mangroves, our only neighbours being salt water crocodiles and the expanse of marine life that visit or reside under our dock.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Life on South Caye  Caulker

Camp is ideal for anyone that could do with some peace and serenity from the stresses of life, but one can also find a rivalling contrast on South Caye Caulker, providing a great balance of both relaxation and entertainment.

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