Entries in blog (7)

Thursday
Apr262018

Goodbyes at Camp  Osita

Another week, and another round of goodbyes at Camp Osita. This week we have lost many much-loved members of our jungle family - volunteers and staff alike - and it is hard to deny the deep feeling of loss experienced when we waved them off at the Collectivo bus stop.

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Friday
Apr202018

The  Collectivo

This old, battered truck is the only form of public transport through the jungle for the inhabitants of Carate and the volunteers of Frontier; and for many stepping off the plane in Puerto Jimenez - the first taste of what life will be in the jungle.

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Friday
Apr202018

A Recycling Revolution 

In a small, unassuming scrapyard in the centre of Puerto Jimenez, six directors and a group of volunteers are working tirelessly to transform the community.

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Tuesday
Apr172018

Surveys At Camp  Osita

I have always loved wildlife and wanted to be involved in conservation. I came to Costa Rica for this reason, but with little idea about how the surveys would work here! After three weeks, I’m settled in at camp and completing surveys everyday – so here is a breakdown of what to expect if you decide to join Frontier in Costa Rica.

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Friday
Dec232016

Turtles Were Here First!

Having spent several years working with turtles I might be a bit biased but, for me, sea turtles are one of the most incredible animals there is. I don’t think I’ve ever felt more amazed and privileged than when I’m watching the intimate act of a sea turtle nesting or a hatchling taking its first steps.

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Wednesday
Dec142016

A Magical Place That Keeps On Giving

Our Assistant Research Officer Bella Field has survived her first month in the jungle. Just like the rest of us it only took her a few seconds to fall in love with Carate. She tells us all about her experiences so far!

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Monday
Nov282016

The Birthday Storm 

The last two weeks at Camp Osita have been quite exciting and bizarre at the same time. At first we thought it was just the last bits of the rainy season – until we realized this was a bigger storm.

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