Blog : From The Field

Acoustic and Photo-ID Research on Humpback Whales

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 5th Apr 2016

Ilka Beith joined Sea Search Africa as an intern for two months. Here she describes her acoustic and photo-ID research on humpback whales.

Bahati’s Lucky Break

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 6th Feb 2016

Out fishing in Mida Creek one morning 13 year old Amos and 12 year old Elvis stumbled across a hawksbill turtle caught up in the mangrove roots. Luckily the juvenile was still alive and they knew just what to do.

Whale Watching in Plettenberg Bay

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 10th Jan 2016

Joining our Ocean Research and Marine Conservation Programme in South Africa, intern Flavio takes a look into the reliability of whale watching as a source of scientific data.

Family Volunteering in Greece

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 21st Sep 2015

WorkingAbroad co-Founder Andreas Kornevall and his family participated in the Dolphin Research Project in Greece as volunteers for one week.

Realities of a Favela

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 11th Nov 2014

WorkingAbroad blogger Charlotte describes her experience of volunteering with children on a community development project in a favela in Irajá, Rio de Janeiro.

Turtle update from Drake Bay in Costa Rica

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 29th Sep 2014

Rosanna Daumas gives an account of her time as a Pacific sea turtle conservation volunteer and a background on life, the wildlife and the friendly community of people living in Drake Bay.

Vibrant Flora and Fauna from the Golden Rock

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 16th Jul 2014

Nina's third blog update from the Golden Rock - more wildlife and hikes up the Quill - the island's dormant volcano.

Archaeological Digs and Boven Hill Hikes on Statia!

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 11th Jul 2014

Nina's second blog update from Statia - archaeological digs, fish transects, spiny backed orb weavers and hikes up the Boven.

Hermit Crabs, Johnson’s whistling tree frogs and Lesser Antillean Iguanas in St. Eustatius

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 30th Jun 2014

WorkingAbroad intern, Nina Seale sends us her blog update from the Netherlands Antillean island of St. Eustatius in the Caribbean, also known as the "Golden Rock".

Update from Watamu Turtle Project, Kenya

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 19th May 2014

An update on the recent work which has been going on at our Watamu Sea Turtle Volunteer project in Kenya, including sea turtle conservation, community outreach and environmental education.