Entries in #conservation (33)

Wednesday
Apr192017

First Week, First  Impression

What makes someone leave their country, loved ones, and the comforts of western society for a 6 month position on the other side of the world?

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Tuesday
Apr042017

My First Ethogram  Walk

One morning, on the forest board it said that we were going on an “ethogram” walk. I had no idea what that was. But that made it sound even more exciting! Usually it says “reptile survey” or “Damsel + Dragonfly catching”, but “ethogram”? What on earth is an ethogram?

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Tuesday
Mar142017

Let Me Tell You About The  Longdrop

The longdrop. Everyone has stories to tell about the longdrop. Visits to the toilet on camp can require a bit of thought and preparation but squatting in the forest has its perks.

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Tuesday
Mar142017

Cyclone Enawo Reaches  Camp

This week cyclone Enawo reached Madagascar bringing plenty of rain and wind to Nosy Be, which luckily was only on the fringes of the tropical storm and so was not hit as hard as other parts of the country.

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Tuesday
Mar072017

Staff Profile - Sanne Govaert

At camp they call me the “bug-lady” because I love insects. I must admit I like that nickname...

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