Entries in #conservation (60)

Wednesday
Feb072018

Life in the  Jungle

Life on Camp Osita is never boring. From the array of surveys, debates, workshops and presentations to exploratory walks, amusing card games, imaginative cooking and beach volley; there’s always something to everyone’s liking.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

7 Things I Learnt in 7 Days at Camp  Osita

It was a jam packed week, that's for sure. Settling in, meeting people and learning some much needed jungle tit-bits. These are 7 of the things I learnt in 7 days at camp Osita.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Preview into Jungle  Life

Today started like any other day in the jungle, being woken up by the howler monkeys at around 5am as they pass over the treetops above us. Everyone here says I will get used to them and sleep over it. It’s been 2 weeks now and I’m still getting woken up but to be honest with you it’s all a part of the jungle life and something I will truly miss.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Camp  Wildlife

I’ve had a wonderful week, started laying sand trap pits on two trails close to camp, and I will be setting my camera traps up very soon also. Also, there was a puma print on one of our trails close to camp two days ago!

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Interview with a  Volunteer

Here and there we interview our longest tenued volunteers from all over the world with a small questionnaire about project bits and bobs! This one with Charlotte!

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Tuesday
Jan302018

5 Things I Have Learnt in Costa  Rica

Hey new volunteer, soon to be volunteer and family members, welcome to the Costa Rica! Other than being an unforgettable experience and an incredibly fun time I know that many people journey here to learn. So gather round I’m going to tell you about five things that you will learn here at Camp Osita.

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Tuesday
Jan232018

My Birthday in the  Jungle!

While I normally associate my birthday with snowball fights, skiing and hot chocolate by a fire, this year was a bit different...

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Wednesday
Jan102018

Christmas at Camp  Osita

My first Christmas away from home was certainly one to remember. Being in a new country surrounded by recently met people really brought home to me the sense of coming together felt around Christmas.

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Wednesday
Jan102018

A day in the life of a jungle camp  volunteer

On my second day at Camp Osita, I decided to make the most of the more local trails and surveys on offer. 

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Wednesday
Dec132017

Curiosity Saved The  Cat

The wild cats of Costa Rica are some of the most elusive, and endangered species in the country. Deforestation, hunting and human-wildlife conflict has lead for these species to have lost a lot of their former range as well as a large deduction in numbers.

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