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PhD Study

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 countryside, I set up TreKent Rambling Society, expedition’ed to the Amazon, and made some life-long conservation friends. 1,016 more words

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Masters Research Project - The Outputs

A few months ago I wrote a couple of articles on my Masters research project; here and here. Well I thought I better report back on some of my findings. 364 more words

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Discover Conservation

All too often we hear of the doom and gloom surrounding biodiversity loss and environmental destruction, be it how many acres of rainforest we are losing per second, or how pale and lifeless our coral reefs have become. 181 more words

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I'm on Google scholar!

When I first proposed a study on dragonflies be undertaken on the British Exploring 2012 Oman expedition I can’t say the idea was met with the untameable wave of excitement I had hoped for. 269 more words

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Jabal Qara

Today I drove directly north from Salalah in to a mountain range known as Jabal Qara.
I have spent several days in Jabal Samhan to the east and many weeks in Jabal Qamar to the west but I have never explored these central mountains. 79 more words

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The Road to Rakhyut

Construction of the road between the city of Salalah in southern Oman and the town of Rakhyut near the Yemen border began in 1980 and took many years to finish. 45 more words

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Have a break..have a dishdash

A dishdash is one of many names given to the long poncho-like article of clothing worn by most Omani men.
This is of little relevance to this post apart from the fact it kind of rhymes with the end of the well known slogan for Kitkats. 225 more words

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