Thursday
Oct132016

My First Week As Assistant Research Officer 

Rachel, our new Assistant Research Officer on the project has recently started and tells us about how she has been getting on in her first week

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Thursday
Oct062016

What I Loved About Tenerife - Courtney lamb 

"I saw Bottlenose Dolphins and Pilot Whales for the first time and it was amazing, especially when the dolphins are feeding and you see them dive and do spy hops."

Find out what Courtney Lamb loved about her project and all of the things she got to do for the first time..

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Monday
Oct032016

Fresh  Meet

Yes, that pun in the headline WAS intended. Anyway, one of the great things about volunteering  that, perhaps, isn’t advertised enough is the ‘meeting new people’ part of it.

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Tuesday
Sep272016

Proof of the Problem - Cetacean Conservation 

Last week our whale and dolphin crew notcied a situation that proves why the work we are doing in Tenerife is so important for the conservation of cetaceans. Find out what happened in this blog...

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Monday
Sep052016

A Week Of Firsts 

Tenerife Whale and Dolphin conservation has seen a lot of firsts this week. Some volunteers here for a longer period had their first week, we’ve had our first presentation night and I went to the local Mexican restaurant for the first time.

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Wednesday
Aug312016

One Week In - Lizzie Sinclair 

"So far I’ve seen Pilot Whales and Bottlenose Dolphins which has been really breathtaking; when they get close to the boat you can see them incredibly clearly and they are so beautiful!"

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Monday
Aug222016

Do I Need To Be a Marine Biologist?

Thinking about joining the Whale and Dolphin project? Reading about the research may scare you a little, but there's nothing to worry about, you'll have plenty of training! Our Research Assistant Paula will give you the rundown of how it works to join a project with no previous experience.

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Tuesday
Aug162016

An Encounter With A Hammerhead Shark

Last week we headed out on the catamaran to try and get some pictures of Pilot whales and Bottlenose dolphins for the photo ID part of our project. We ended up coming across something we would've never expected!

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Tuesday
Aug092016

Sand, Sunburn and Saving Whales – My Week in Tenerife

Volunteer Oscar Naden sums up his time on the largest of the Canary Islands. Find out what his favourite moments were from a wekk on the project..

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Wednesday
Aug032016

Top 5 Foods Of The Frontier House 

What is your favourite dish? Mac and cheese, omelette, a Sunday roast? Now imagine trying to cook this for 35 people, in a normal sized kitchen.

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