Entries in #wildlife (24)

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
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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Tuesday
Jun062017

Grass Is Always Bluer On The Other  Tide

I love grass. People give me the weirdest look when I tell them I study seagrass, they love the fact that I study the manatees, but very very rarely will anyone say ‘oh very cool, seagrass must be interesting!’

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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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Monday
May082017

Saving The World... One Manatee At A  Time

Belize is a small beautiful country nuzzled right between Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras. The worlds second largest reef runs along the country.

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Tuesday
Jan312017

Time Flies When You're Counting Manatees

When I first arrived I was told by nearly everyone I came across that here on the island life is all about learning to “go slow”, a lifestyle that is highly contagious! Despite this, I feel like I arrived, blinked and suddenly 1 month has past.

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Wednesday
Oct192016

With a Little Help From Our Friends.

On the Frontier Belize project we do not work alone, although we have many friends and local partners who help with our conservation work the two main organisations working alongside us are the Belize Department of Fisheries and the Forest and Marine Reserves Association of Caye Caulker (FAMRACC).

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Monday
Jul182016

Manatee Sightings 

A couple of weeks ago the world celebrated shark week, but for us here in Belize we decided it was going to be a week of keeping our fingers crossed for manatee sightings!

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Thursday
May122016

Diving At The Blue Hole 

Whoooaaaa, what a great day! Last week the dive instructor told Tori and I that they needed 2 more people to do the blue hole trip the next day, so.. Tori and I decided to go!

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Monday
May092016

Perks of Being a Project Coordinator

 I am almost half way through my time here in Belize, and for an island which prides itself in going slow my time here has flown by. I thought I would share some of my favourite perks of being Project Coordinator…..

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