Entries in #jungle (43)

Thursday
Nov162017

A Week in the Jungle  School

After being a week in jungle, I taught local children in the school English. I had support of a fellow volunteer who has in the past already taught the children English.

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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
Jan102017

Camp Critters

When you consider living in the jungle, there is something that seems to hold most people back…the critters. But once you learn what they are and undertsand their boundaries, you can start to embrace jungle life.

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Monday
Jan092017

First Impressions

Frontier's Costa Rican jungle camp is incredibly picturesque and situated just outside the Corcovado national park. The camp is a real oasis in a chaotic and crazy jungle. However, it's perfect location for surveying wildlife and really getting a rare picture of how this jungle works. 

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Tuesday
Jan032017

Puma Gate

Costa Rica is one of the most bio-diverse places on earth and here on our project in Carate, we spend our days scouring our many trails for any signs of this incredible wildlife. It can often be a difficult task but sometimes, just sometimes, the unthinkable happens and the wildlife comes to you…

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Friday
Dec232016

Christmas Week At Camp Osita

Everyone on camp will be away from their families on Christmas – which means we had to work hard to create the ultimate Christmas feeling in the jungle!

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Friday
Dec232016

An Interview With: Assistant research Officer, Rebecca

Read this interview with Assistant Research Officer Rebecca to find out what life is like working in Costa Rica and why she chose to go there:

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Tuesday
Dec062016

Laundry Day On Camp

Anyone who is leaving the project after a significant period of time will tell you that one of the main stresses of camp is the highly coordinated and deeply important activity of washing and drying laundry. Now, to the reader this task is one of the simplest household chores there is, but take away the washing machine, dryer and an environment devoid of humidity, you get a completely different situation.

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Wednesday
Nov092016

Six Weeks In The Jungle - Mark Page 

Our conservation volunteer Mark Page has almost survived 6 weeks in the jungle and is very excited to tell you all about the experience!

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Tuesday
Nov012016

Camp Update! 

We have a brand new camp location right next to Carate beach and the National Park. Find out how the developments have been coming on..

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