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Lawrence Ball - Conservation Biologist
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A fascinating, freely available new film follows a dedicated team of local and international researchers as they study dwindling rainforest fragments in remote northern Madagascar. It showcases the team’s struggles against the elements in their efforts to…
Film Launch | Madagascar: Life on the Edge
Film Launch | Madagascar: Life on the Edge
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NEW Blog Post - 10/02/17 - Madagascar: Life On The Edge 'taster'

  The sheer amount of time, money and human effort that is injected into organising, conducting and reporting a scientific expedition is hardly imaginable. The whole process, from its inception over a beer to its conclusion with paper publishing can be…
Madagascar: Life On The Edge ‘Taster’
Madagascar: Life On The Edge ‘Taster’
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NEW Blog Post - 10/02/17 - The Honey Hunter | by Falcon Productions

When I was 18 years old I went on my first expedition to the jungles of Madagascar. One of my new-found jungle friends was another 18 year old lad called Duncan Parker. I warmed to him immediately, as everyone else did – he would sing and play the guitar,…
The Honey Hunter
The Honey Hunter
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The socio-ecological dynamics of overgrazing in the Dhofar Mountains of Oman Supervisors: Joseph Tzanopoulos (University of Kent), Douglas Macmillan (University of Kent) and Jonathan Mitchley (University of Reading). background Despite 40 years of rapid…
PhD Research Summary
PhD Research Summary
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This December I will be returning to Madagascar, to the country that gave me my first taste, smell and sight of what a tropical ecosystem is really like, beyond what I had seen on nature documentaries. When I first went in 2008, Madagascar delivered a…
Expedition Angano
Expedition Angano
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A Collection of Infographics: Species of Families

For even the most indulgent wildlife enthusiasts remembering the diversity of life, and its species components, is often difficult. It is definitely a case of when more information goes in some must get pushed out. So here I present a few fantastic images…
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A Collection of Infographics: Species of Families

For even the most indulgent wildlife enthusiasts remembering the diversity of life, and its species components, is often difficult. It is definitely a case of when more information goes in some must get pushed out. So here I present a few fantastic images…
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Photo observations from Turkey

Last summer I took a few snaps of the wildlife I saw in and around Cirali and Cappadocia whilst on a family holiday in Turkey.
Photo observations from Turkey
Photo observations from Turkey
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This winter I proposed a PhD research project to Dr Joseph Tzanopoulos at the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, University of Kent. I studied my undergraduate degree here, in the beautiful city of Canterbury, in the beautiful Kentish…
PhD Study
PhD Study
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What is Participatory GIS (PGIS)?

Participatory GIS (PGIS) involves making GIS technology available to disadvantaged groups in society. It is a step on from community mapping which has traditionally used 3D models or 2D paper maps. In conservation, PGIS can be harnessed for a variety of…
What is Participatory GIS (PGIS)?
What is Participatory GIS (PGIS)?
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