Swimming with Whale Sharks

I’ve just got back from the island of Dhigurah where I spent two weeks with the Maldives Whale Shark Research Program. I learnt to snorkel, free dive and collect data on the wonderful mega fauna in the reef. Here’s a shot of myself and a Whale Shark we swam with for almost an hour, taken by one of the wonderful staff members, Bas.

To Find A Harpy

Today is the screening of my story to find a Harpy Eagle in the Rain Forests of Guyana! I’m very excited and proud of Dan O’Neill for creating it and taking me there! Look at this wonderful poster!

 

A Basic Mathematical Model of Animal Movement – Part 1 – For non-mathematicians

Mathematics can be used to describe processes we see everywhere! We can use maths to model how cancerous tumours form, how diseases spread in populations and how the patterns on animals coats form. My favourite application of such mathematical models is in Mathematical Ecology. Here we use mathematics to describe processes in ecology. These help …