Entries in #volunteer (35)

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

Crocodiles of the North  Island

Although there are freshwater species of Crocodile residing in Belize, The American or Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is the most common species of Crocodile that can be found in its surrounding Cayes and Mangrove communities.

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Tuesday
Jan302018

The Issue with  Lionfish

While there are a number of both exotic and endangered species of fish within the neighbouring waters of Caye Caulker. The Pterois Volitans do not receive half the same compassion. Due to their destructive nature of local species, avid fisherman seek to cull local population of Lionfish every March during the now two year running ‘Lionfish Derby’.

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Wednesday
Jan102018

Manatees came back for  Christmas!

As we were getting ready to celebrate Christmas here in Belize, we still continued our usual scientific activities with our volunteers. One of them consists in looking for manatees from the boat for our manatee database.

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Wednesday
Nov292017

Diving, Surveys and Fun in  Belize!

My name is Natalie, I have traveled to Caye Caulker, Belize from Ontario, Canada. I have come here to take part in the Frontier volunteer dive program for 3 weeks.

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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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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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