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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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Lisi Lake

Lovely day with the kids at Lisi Lake today, though I’m sure we all have a little sunburn despite applying lots of sun lotion (another training lesson for our Earthwatch expeditions!)! Was 24degrees when I left home at 9am, and … 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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Teenage Enrichment

Just wanted to share some photos with you, from our OPG Oceans Ambassadors who are volunteering at Tbilisi Zoo for their International Award for Young People.  Can’t believe all the exciting things they are getting involved with, or how lucky … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Pond Dipping

In preparation for our scientific research expeditions with Earthwatch from July onwards (fingers crossed), we have been taking our Oceans Ambassadors out and about into nature, especially now that winter is over and the school we were using has exams. … Continue reading

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