Thursday
Nov162017

Dive and Science  Training

As we welcomed our new volunteers this week for the month of November, we started teaching them some important knowledge that’s necessary to run our research here in Caye Caulker.

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Thursday
Nov092017

Belizean Boat  Captain

As the project coordinator here on the Frontier Belize Project, one of my responsibility is to drive the Frontier boat. Having passed my captain licence in Switzerland on the quiet Swiss lakes, I was a bit apprehensive driving a boat in the sea and bringing volunteers to the reef everyday.

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Wednesday
Oct182017

What is coral bleaching and why we should care about  it

Coral reefs cover less than 2% of the ocean surface. However the reefs harbour more than 25% of our oceans fish. A reef protects the land, and therefore the people on the lands.  The reef is a source of food, it’s a huge source of medicine and has an economic, political and environmental value way higher than you can imagine due to the enormous knock-on effect a reef has.

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Wednesday
Oct042017

Dogs of Caye  Caulker

Caye Caulker is home to a wide variety of our favourite companions. Every volunteer who’s joined us has had a favourite dog that they met here. They are the real mascots of the island and always there to cheer up tourists and locals.

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Wednesday
Sep272017

5 Tips For Taking Underwater  Photos

After spending 6 months here in Belize, I had the opportunity to take a lot of pictures underwater. A lot of volunteers have been asking me for some tips on how to take better pictures, so here are my advices:

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Tuesday
Sep192017

The Importance of  Mangroves

It's easy to overlook the seemingly nondescript trees that often line the land found between the sea and the coastline. These trees don't grow fruits or nuts, nor are they ideal for shade or breeze but what they do have to offer far surpasses all of the above qualities.

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Monday
Sep112017

September  Celebrations

September is one of the best times to come to Belize! It’s the tourism off-season, which means cheaper prices and a quieter island and it’s also the occasion to partake in the September celebrations.

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Wednesday
Aug302017

Belizian  Flavours

Belize is full of amazing things, food included. It's such a great part of travelling that we thought we'd let you in on some of Belize's best kept secrets. Here are our top 5 places to eat in Caye Caulker.

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Tuesday
Aug222017

My Top 5 Marine Creatures Of  Belize

I have been in Belize for 3 weeks now and have loved every moment of it – from the exciting nights out with everyone on the South island to the more chilled nights at camp playing cards on the North island. However the amazing marine life that I’ve been lucky enough to encounter is what I know will stick with me forever.

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Thursday
Aug172017

Manatees And Diving: A Busy Week In Caye  Caulker

This week we welcome four new volunteers to the project. Two of them were here to work on our Manatee Conservation Programme and two came for the Marine Conservation and Diving. This means that we spent a lot of time in the water, and a lot of time on the boat.

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