Once a month I try to post an article with a collection of the conservation and expedition articles that I've most enjoyed reading. This month, I think these are most worth looking at, take a look and let me know what you think.
Assuming you've managed to persuade a teacher to squeeze you in to the busy and dreaded curriculum, then you're currently ahead..
Traveling from the UK to our research camp in the Peruvian Amazon last year took four long days. By far the most enchanting part of the expedition was journeying from the bustling jungle city of Iquitos up into the Amazon's smaller headwaters..
I'm quite proud of our work in Oman, we went really not knowing very much, but it turned out wonderfully in the end. We worked (and are still working) on a lot of projects..
If you're a regular visitor then you'll notice that there's been a few changes, if you're new, then welcome to my new site.
The first thing you notice about Oman, is how welcoming everyone is. The second thing, is that it’s very, very hot. That’s probably why everyone is so utterly chilled out and relaxed..
Science is taught in the classroom and practiced in the laboratory. Sometimes you get to have a go in the field. Lab's are sterile, everything goes (almost) to plan
Expeditions are about developing an understanding of the environment around you, and frequently - although it might not have been an intended outcome - an understanding of yourself..