Tuesday
Mar212017

Whale  Sharks

Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus), are the largest fish in the sea. They can grow up to a length of 20m and are thought to live up to 100 years. They feed mainly on zooplankton and tiny fish that they filters out the water.

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Tuesday
Mar142017

Crown Of Thorns  Cull

When most people think of conservation it usually inspires thoughts of researchers studying animal behaviour, patrolling some vast wilderness, designating an area as a national park/reserve or freeing a trapped animal from a net. So it may seem odd to some that killing animals for conservation purposes is practised.

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Tuesday
Mar142017

A Typical Day On  Camp

In keeping with the African life style, everything on camp is polepole (slow and steady!).

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Tuesday
Jan242017

Winter In Africa

So up until this year every winter I have had has been full of Christmas spirit, cold, sleet and snow. This year was to be very different and also daunting as I was going to spend it in Tanzania as Project Coordinator for Frontier. It turned out to be a lovely and memorable time.

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Monday
Jan092017

New Challenges In Tanzania

I had just qualified as a diving instructor in Mexico before coming to Tanzania and the course teaches you all sorts of things about being a professional scuba diver but nothing can prepare you for the extra pressure that comes with it.

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Wednesday
Dec212016

Swimming with Whale Sharks

As a scientist, the concept of magic in the real world seems like a load of rubbish, but there are some things that can only be described as magical. One of these is to swim with a Whale Shark.

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