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A Promising Beginning: the first trip to Alchichica

 A few weeks ago we started the field work for the Taylor’s Salamander Project in Alchichica. Chris Michaels from ZSL visited the project and came with us to the field to supervise the project and help with all the work. We were four people for this trip: Chris from ZSL, Laura who works in environmental […]

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Lessons Learned from a Lost Manatee

Currently we are at the end of the first year of our project titled Assessing the distribution and threats on the West African manatee in Cameroon. The project is supervised by Aristide Kamla, and its aim is to improve the knowledge of the ecology and health of the West African manatee in Cameroon through field […]

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Mt. Mingan: The Philippine Eagle conservation hub of Sierra Madre

From Luzon to Mindanao the Philippine Eagle will be highlighted by various NGOs and conservation efforts from June 4-10 for Philippine Eagle Week.  Which is fitting because it was almost a year ago when my team and I trekked the ridges and valleys of Mt. Mingan in search for Philippine Eagles (Pithecophaga jefferyi). Traversing the […]

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