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National Whale and Dolphin Watch Article

Posted on October 1, 2015 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

This is the second article I wrote for the Sea Watch Foundation, here I focus on the success of National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2015: 


Fintastic Family Fun for NWDW 2015

As August began the annual National Whale and Dolphin Watch came to a close, after nine days of fun activities and family events. The Sea Watch Foundation is a national charity working to improve the conservation of whales, dolphins and porpoises in UK ...

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Ganges River Dolphin Article

Posted on October 1, 2015 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

This is an article I wrote for the Sea Watch Foundation website and blog:


India’s survey for the forgotten Ganges River dolphin

 

Many people have heard of the critically endangered Vaquita dolphins, with 200 individuals left in the Gulf of California, or the Maui’s dolphins in New Zealand, where the population has declined to fewer than 60 individuals. What we don’t hear about are the river dolph...

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Sea Watch Internship Week 2

Posted on July 27, 2015 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Week two...

Monday 20th

My first day off! Did wing work and typed up my blog, after lunch we had an office meeting and Katrina showed me how to take sightings from other websites and put them into the Sea Watch database. Picked up some leaflets from tourist information for things to do when my parents visit. I went across the road and sat in the 'Toast and Post' which is a teashop and post office. It was a really cu...

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Sea Watch Internship Training Week

Posted on July 20, 2015 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)

My first week at the Sea Watch Foundation in New Quay, Wales, is over! Here's a break down of my training week:

Monday 13th July

Arrived at the house which I'm sharing with 7 other people, it's very nice but not made for this many people! (One fridge between 8 makes life difficult.) I'm sharing an attic room with Kristina and Charlotte, it doesn't have any storage but we get our own bathroom. The town is very pretty...

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CIRCE Internship Summary

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Another volunteering experience completed and another wonderful month working with brilliant people and animals. I spent one month in July 2013 as a research assistant with CIRCE (conservation, information and research on cetaceans) in the Strait of Gibraltar. During my stay I participated in all on-board and land-based activities. For example, I helped at sea with photo-ID of various species of cetaceans, taking loads of photos which they will use in research and analyses. I h...

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Internship with CIRCE

Posted on March 6, 2013 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)

The other day I got an e-mail saying that my payment had been received and that my trip is booked, so I thought it is time to introduce it to my blog!

On the 8th July I am going to Spain and being a researcher assistant for studying cetaceans around the Strait of Gibraltar, until the 2nd of August. I am very excited to be doing scientific research along with scientists, and other assistants, instead of just volunteering to whale watc...

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Amazon Volunteering Video

Posted on September 30, 2012 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (2)

Hi everyone,

As promised, here is a collection of video clips from the Amazon put together with the Foo Fighters 'Times Like These'. Took me the whole day, I hope you like it! Click here to watch... 

Thanks, Jen ~x

Amazon Adventure - Video Blog Four

Posted on September 30, 2012 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (1)

Hello all,

I'm on a bit of a roll with the blogs at the moment, hopefully they will keep coming. Although I think I'm dying due to this cough, I will push through and upload for you guys! This is the last video blog I did in the Amazon, but I am planning on putting together a slideshow/video of other video clips and photos too. In the meantime, click here to wat...

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