Entries in #adventure (17)

Thursday
Jan182018

Teaching at Agricultural  School

I came to Madagascar on the Marine Conservation project, knowing that most of my time will be spent dealing with marine life around the island of Nosy Be, including surveying under water and learning more about certain species. However, I still hoped to be able to catch glimpses into the other projects by Frontier, Forest and Community.

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Thursday
Jan182018

A New Life In The Tropical  Jungle

Hey I’m Lucie, Frontier’s new Marine Assistant ResearchOfficer at camp in Madagascar! Over the last few days I’ve been familiarising myself with camp life, met all of the other members of staff and volunteers and started training for the invertebrate and reef fish surveys.

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Wednesday
Jan102018

Nosy  Sakatia

On the weekends some of the staff members and volunteers spend their time relaxing on the nearby island of Nosy Sakatia.

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Wednesday
Nov082017

Never a Dull  Moment

We are very lucky on the community side to have the best of both worlds; Monday to Thursday we spend in Hell-Ville town (with all the luxuries of a proper house, toilets, supermarkets and cafes), whilst at midday on Thursday we leave to join the conservation volunteers at our camp location next to Lokobe national park.

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Wednesday
Nov012017

Living in the  Community

Frontier basecamp, Madagascar, I situated on a distant but beautiful place. The nearest city is far away and at night there is hardly any lights to be seen. Even though this camp seems to be pretty low on neighbours, that’s definitely not the case. The village of Ambalahonko is right on the other side of the camps fence, which makes the village our closest neighbour society.

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