Entries in #volunteer (31)

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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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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Wednesday
May312017

Meeting The Gentle  Giants

I have been in Caye Caulker for 3 months now and I had the opportunity to encounter numerous amazing creatures already. From the quiet nurse sharks, the curious stingrays, the shy turtles or even playful dolphins, every animal has its own behaviour and reacts differently to human presence.

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Tuesday
May232017

Fore Reef  Dives

This week we had a wonderful opportunity to dive on the deep section of the barrier reef next to Caye Caulker, it gets pretty choppy once you get past the reef out to the open ocean and our little boat can only handle so many huge waves so we have to go when the weather is calm.

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Tuesday
May162017

All My Favourite Bits Of  Belize

My favourite aspect about coming out here has been learning how to scuba dive...

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