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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Monday
Jul252016

My Trip As A Marine Biology Student 

"I participated on the Whale and Dolphin Conservation project for a week. After completing my first year of Marine Biology at University, I was looking for a trip to give me inspiration and let me see past all the exams and coursework and know that it does lead to something greater"

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Monday
Jul182016

How to Celebrate Summer

So summer is here! In the UK, we usually celebrate the first day of sunshine simply by enjoying it and being outside. Here in Tenerife, there is a little more going on.

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Tuesday
Jul122016

A House Full Of Volunteers 

We have been preparing for this week for what seems like forever: building bunk beds, making schedules, bulk-buying food (a 20 kilo stock of pasta and rice is normal, right?) - all for the arrival of 30 volunteers. So, what does it look like to have a house full of volunteers?

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Monday
Jul112016

The P place - Puerto De La Cruz

The north of the island is dramtically different to the south and worth a visit when you are in Tenerife. Find out what a trip to Puerto De La Cruz like!

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Monday
Jul042016

Let The Summer Begin!

We are on the island of eternal spring. Ironically, we don't notice spring as a season, we only differentiate between winter and summer. And summer is the season based less on climate than on the three months of summer holidays which bring tourists from everywhere to the island. More tourists than usual, that is

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Monday
Jun272016

Flipper, Can You Hear Me? Problematic Noise Levels For Cetaceans

This week the team in Tenerife have been educating the public about how human noises can effect cetaceans

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Tuesday
Jun212016

What We Do On The Boats 

Being out surveying cetaceans is obviously our main goal when we are out on the whale watching boats, but it is not the only thing we do! These are tourist boats we are on, so every time we go out we also have a group of ten to 60 passengers with us.

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