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Final day in BVI

My final day in the BVI was a great one. It started out by waking up and heading over to olde yard for breakfast and then a presentation over turtle tagging. The presenter did not show up for a while so we started watching some free diving videos. Once the presenter arrived he showed us a sideshow on turtle...

BVI day 5

The start of the today was a really fulfilling experience. Today we woke up at 7 30 put our clothes on and walked down to the islands recreational park. Once there we where told we had to paint this huge wall and also plant trees. We got to work right away placing the sealant onto the walls and then...

Day 4 in BVI

Today started out really nicely. I slept in until ten minutes before we had to be down at the front gate and then had to rush really quickly while packing all my stuff together and race down to the front gate. After our taxi ride down to the marina we ate egg omelets, bacon, and banana bread. After our...

BVI day 3

I had a great start to my day today (no chickens). I slept right through my alarm. Once I woke up I brushed my teeth, got my gear together and headed out for another incredible day. Our taxi arrived a little later today and we were taken directly to the marina to get eat breakfast and then head out...

BVI day 2

Today was really amazing but also was mixed in with a little problem. My day started out like the day before(I was woken by a couple of chickens. Next we headed down to the taxi to be taken to go get breakfast down at the hotel near the pool. After this we had a really interesting lecture from laura...

Bvi day 1

My first day down in the BVI started out with a nice surprise by waking up at 6 am to a bunch of roosters. Next we assembled all of our gear and then headed down to the front entrance of the resort where we were meet by our taxi. We then took this down to a hotel/resort area were...

Wednesday Article Discussion

Today in marine biology we had 4 separate article discussions. The first was on positive and negative impacts on ecotourism. We talked about how ecotourism is a positive because it brings awareness to marine conservation but how it was negative in its effects on the local regions of marine life. The second article we talked about was how bringing...

Green Sea Turtles

For my marine BVI organism I researched the green sea turtle. The green sea turtle can grow up to 5 feet and mainly lives in tropical waters.Their diet mainly consists of plants, squids, crabs,and other small sea creatures. The habitat of these sea turtles is different for the adult turtles and premature turtles. The adult green sea turtles mainly...

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