Entries in #cayecaulker (16)

Wednesday
Dec062017

Dredging  Paradise

Caye Caulker was hit by a hurricane in August 2016. This event changed the island as a lot of buildings were damaged, docks were destroyed and roads flooded. Another problem arising from this catastrophe was the shore being deeply modified with huge amounts of sand being dragged by the currents, wind and big waves.

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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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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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Wednesday
Apr192017

My Time In Caye  Caulker

My time here has been incredible to say the least...

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Thursday
Mar302017

When Trash  Floats

I spend my summers in Boston, MA on the beautiful Charles River as a kayak guide. I take camp groups, business trips, tourists, bachelorette parties, you name it, out to paddle and I love being on the water. So you can imagine my excitement when I learned that there was a build-your-own raft race the week I arrived in Caye Caulker

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Tuesday
Mar142017

Settling Into Caye  Caulker

As the new project coordinator, I was required to get my PADI rescue diver course. I decided to come a few days early in Caye Caulker to get this training at the local dive shop Frontier collaborates with. 

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Thursday
Dec222016

Special Birthdays On Caye Caulker 

A year ago I came to Belize for Christmas/New Year. It was so good I promised myself I would come back! Placencia last year, Caye Caulker this. I have not been disappointed! Just a bit before Christmas this year, for my birthday! It has a '0' at the end so had to be special!

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Tuesday
Nov152016

Relaxation is Caye…

"The moment I landed in Belize, I realised I had a made a horrible, horrible mistake, I forgot to get changed into more appropriate clothing during my stop-over in Houston" 

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Monday
Oct312016

The Go Slow Guide to Belize and Caye Caulker

Our Principal Investigator on our Frontier Belize camp in Caye Caulker gives us a rundown on everything Belize and why it should be added to your bucket list..

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Tuesday
Aug092016

A Look at Climate Change on Caye Caulker

Now that I have been here almost a month, I figured I would take a moment between today’s lobster and coral surveys to briefly describe the environmental challenges Belize is facing in terms of climate change and overfishing, the same issues we aim to tackle through our Marine Conservation and Research project here on Caye Caulker, Belize.

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