Category Archives: Earthwatch

A Mini-ish Update

Not been able to write much recently, as my laptop is on its way out.  Basically the hot weather and being an elderly computer, means that when the battery gets hot, it presses on the tracker pad and bar from … Continue reading

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Coffee and Favours

I generally hate asking for favours and hand outs, and pushing the things that are important to me, but I’ve decided to take a risk and promote this one, as it could solve a very big logistical headache for me, … Continue reading

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Samburu and Grevy’s Zebras: A ‘Win-Win-Win-Win’ Project

Originally posted on Earthwatch Unlocked:
The weather has been weird in Oxford lately. Really weird. Two years of low winter rainfall has led to groundwater levels so low that Oxford is officially in drought and we are all being asked…

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OPG Oceans Ambassadors and their Enrichment Work at the Zoo

As we come to the end of our pilot OPG 31 week course, I can’t help but feel proud of how far our Oceans Ambassadors have come, and what they are doing with their free time and as part of … Continue reading

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Bicycle Stories

Your First Bike Getting your first ever bike is like a right of passage, something you rarely forget, even if you don’t recall all the intricate details.  I must have been about 5 or 6 years old when I got … Continue reading

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Creating Lectures for Citizen Scientists

Originally posted on Earthwatch Unlocked:
I have a fantastic job at Earthwatch, and I’m going to tell you about a day-in-the-life of me and my team, specifically from our lecture last week at the Royal Geographical Society in London. There…

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The Georgian Wildlife Show

I’m so excited to share the second episode of ‘The Georgian Wildlife Show’ with you.  The show was set up by our Oceans Ambassadors and counts towards their Duke of Edinburgh/International Award for Young People and has been researched and … Continue reading

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