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Day 6/7 BVI

Unfortunately, these were our last full days in Virgin Gorda. I woke up at 7:45 to get ready for the day. After I showered, I walked over to the teacher's cabin for breakfast. Once there, we all ate breakfast and I had a blueberry muffin and banana bread. After breakfast, we all walked on the main road to paint...

Day 5 BVI

Today was another fun and fulfilling day in the BVI. I got up at 7:45 again and got ready for the day. We met at our usual spot by the gate at 8:15. Then a taxi, driven by Glen, drove us to the marina. Once we got to the marina, we put our stuff on the boat and then...

Day 4 BVI

Today we woke up at 7:30. I got ready and we met down by the gate at Guavaberry. After we met by the gate, we took a taxi straight to the marina. Once at the marina we ate breakfast and got ready to go diving. After breakfast, we put on sunscreen and boarded the boat. I was on the...

Day 3 BVI

Today we woke up at 6:45 for another early start. After I got up and got ready for the day, I went to the wifi room to submit my blog. After I submitted my blog, it was time to go to the Olde Yard. Once we got there, we ate breakfast and Laura gave a lecture over fish...

Day 2 BVI

Today we woke up at 7:30 for an early start. We took a taxi to Old Yard. The taxi driver's name was Glen. Once there, we ate breakfast and were given an overview of the day by Casey. We then practiced holding our breath and lowering our heart rate underwater and my record was a minute and fifteen seconds....

Day 1 BVI

Today we were officially introduced to the British Virgin Islands. We woke up at 8 in our cabins and got ready for the day. My roommates are Sean Lyden, Andrew Chittoor, Cesar Garcia, and Chris Lanyon. We then took a taxi to ate breakfast at Old Yard. After breakfast, the Dive BVI instructors, Casey, Jeff, Brian, and...

Presentations

Group C Article Ecotourism both positively and negatively affects tourist attractions, such as the one in Trinidad. Ecotourism positively affects awareness and attitudes in the tourist attraction by bringing significant financial benefits. Ecotourism is an important source of income for many people, supplying cities with more jobs as well. However, Ecotourism negatively affects conservation behaviors, by destroying marine life...

Rock Beauty Fish

The adult Rock Beauty angelfish's overall body color can be described as yellow in the facial region of the body with blue towards the tail end of the fish. Their pectoral fins and ventral fins are also yellow but their lips and the edges of their dorsal fins and anal fins are dark blue. An adult Rock Beauthy angelfish...

6th Day

The warming of the Earth's temperature has affected coral and other marine life. As the ozone deteriorates and the Earth's temperature ascends, ocean water warms and fish must migrate, because they cannot adapt to the temperature. Also, many countries kill whales for scientific, commercial, and subsistence reasons. The article noted that the killing of whales is more of a...