Entries in #environment (26)

Wednesday
Nov292017

Immediately a Memorable  Experience

After being here only 5 minutes, I realised just how much of a unique and memorable experience this trip would shape up to be.

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Thursday
Nov162017

Learning Something New Every  Day

Before coming here, I was prepared and excited to learn a lot about the natural world around me. Living in an environment of such dense biodiversity, you see incredible clips of nature that send your mind into a state of childlike wonder.

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Wednesday
Nov012017

Puma, Termites and Pura  Vida!

Only 12 days have passed since I arrived at Camp Osita from the East of England and every day has had me completely immersed in nature.

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Tuesday
Oct242017

A Snapshot of Memories from Camp  Osita!

Here are a few snipets from my time in Carate on the Turtles, Big Cats and Primates conservation project. There are too many fantastic experiences to write down so I have just selected a few from my favourite days on camp!

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Thursday
Sep282017

Total  Immersion

A journey from western suburbia to the Costa Rican jungle...

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Tuesday
Sep192017

Buenos Días Camp  Osita!

It is very difficult to wake up on the wrong side of the bed when there are so many different kinds of mornings to be had here at Camp Osita.

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Monday
Sep112017

Bright Beasts and Identity  Thieves

The jungles of Costa Rica are home to some of the most diverse communities of wildlife in the world. Across the many ecosystems in the country, every species has its own unique strategies for survival. Some animals will use camouflage to hide in plain sight from predators, or even their prey. Others may have a powerful bite as a defence mechanism, such as the bullet ant.

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Tuesday
Sep052017

The Upside I Didn't Expect From Camp  Osita

When considering coming to Costa Rica to get my first experience in conservation fieldwork, I was thinking primarily about the abundance of wildlife that Costa Rica is famous for.

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Tuesday
Aug222017

Leafcutter Ants - The Formidable Farmers of Costa Rica's  Rainforests

When you arrive at Camp Osita, one of the first creatures you will probably encounter is the leafcutter ant (Atta cephalotes). These intrepid forest-specialists can be found across most of Central and Southern America, and are seen across the forests near camp.

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Monday
May082017

Night Of The Turtles - Part  2

Over the next two and a half weeks, we repeated this process three times per week, and every time, the results were the same...

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