Entries in #explore (19)

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
Dec132017

From Conservation to  Teaching

After working in both marine and forest with wildlife, it was definitely a change to move to the town and start teaching. At first the thought of it was very daunting as it was very different to anything I have ever done but now looking back on it I am so glad I decided to this part of the project.

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Wednesday
Nov222017

Culture  Shock

I've always wondered how big the jump is regarding the difference in culture at Nosy Be compared to the UK, and now after spending 2 out of my 10 weeks here I can safely say; it's a Bungee Jump's worth.

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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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