Carla started a degree in Zoology but discovered broader interests through university and graduated with a Masters in Biology. She has worked in scientific publishing and is soon to start a PhD with the Natural History Museum.
This week has flown by, with a lot of new and different experiences including putting a satellite tracker on a turtle and an intense three-day seagrass survey.
In a couple of days I start my new position as a research assistant for Latin American Sea Turtles (LAST) on their Osa project, so watch this space for loads of info about that. I’m definitely not the all-work-no-play type, so I’ve begun my trip to Costa Rica with two … Continue reading “Wildlife Encounters in Costa Rica” →
Hi! I recently adapted my post on Becoming a British Diver for The Marine Diaries blog, where it is now titled The Hidden Treasures of Britain’s Seas. It’s a much better incarnation of the original post, and I’d love it if you’d go go check it out! They’ve also got loads … Continue reading “The Marine Diaries: The Hidden Treasures of British Seas” →
When I learnt to dive in the UK, it wasn’t because I wanted to be a UK diver. It was because I wanted to learn to dive as cheaply as possible, and I figured that the answer was to do it through my university club. It’s taken me a lot … Continue reading “Becoming a British Diver” →