Entries in turtles (22)

Wednesday
Jan112017

Charlotte Major - Greece Turtle Conservation

Charlotte has learnt how to collect data on loggerhead sea turtle nesting and even assisted in tagging an adult turtle, while making lifelong friends from all over the world.

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Monday
Dec142015

Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates and Turtles: Jordanne Wood

Two weeks in Central America living on camp, sleeping in a hammock and encountering exciting animals every day  - that was Jordanne’s summer! She made the most of her volunteering experience by getting involved in as many activities as possible and speaking to the locals.

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Tuesday
Dec082015

Tenerife Dolphin and Whale Conservation: Siobhan Bestwick

Siobhan went on our new project in Tenerife after her wildlife conservation degree to gain some practical experience. In a week, she identified cetaceans, went snorkelling and focused on her interest in plastic pollution. All in all, a very varied week in the Canary Islands!

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Tuesday
Aug182015

Costa Rica Big Cats, Primate and Turtle Conservation: Sam Westcott

Sam signed up for this epic trip in preparation for his own South American adventure. He wanted to gain a sense of the region and explore what Costa Rica had to offer. He certainly wasn’t disappointed. Not only was the work helpful for his studies, Sam formed strong bonds with fellow volunteers and is even preparing to travel with one of the friends he met in Costa Rica!

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Monday
Dec292014

Madagascar Marine Conservation & Diving by Karen Jia, November 2014

Karen wanted to improve her diving skills in somewhere exotic and different, so the Madagascar Marine Conservation & Diving project was perfect for her! Read about her exciting time diving amongst turtles and fish in this paradise on Earth.

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Monday
Oct272014

Greece Turtle Conservation by Charles Wheeler, September 2014

Charles is a veteran Frontier volunteer. Having participated in two previous projects, he decided to try his hand at turtle conservation in Greece.

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Monday
Jun232014

Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation by Lee Southwell June 2014

Lee took part in Frontier’s Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation. The hardest part of his experience was leaving and returning home.

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Thursday
Nov282013

Bianca Young - Madagascar Marine Conservation & Diving  

Bianca Young talks to the Gap Year Blog about her time on the Madagscar Marine Conservation & Diving project. Bianca talks about her love for turtles and goes into detail about how turtles are threatened on a daily basis from poachers and sea pollution. If you love turtles, then look no further. 

 

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Wednesday
Aug282013

Emma Doyle- Costa Rica Turtle Conservation Project

Emma spent 2 weeks on in Costa Rica volunteering on the Turtle Conservation project there. Although the problems with poachers were worse that anticipated, she felt that they were able to make a difference, and save nests from being destroyed. She talks to Into the Wild about her time there.

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Tuesday
Aug272013

Ed Hall- Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation Project

Ed talks to Into the Wild about the diversity of the work he was able to get involved with on his project, including some pioneering research.

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