Ecology in Turkana

Paivaa/hello! Welcome to another installment of TBI’s field school blog! This weeks blog post is written by me, Onni Purhonen. I’m a biology student from the University of Helsinki in Finland, currently in my second year of studies and specializing in ecology and evolutionary biology. The current field school-module on ecology with Dr. Dino J. [...]

By |2022-09-30T10:49:27+03:00September 30th, 2022|Fall 2022, Featured, Field Schools, General, Origins Field School, Sticky|Comments Off on Ecology in Turkana

A week of learning about and living in Mpala’s incredible ecosystem.

Personal journal excerpt: It is Tuesday evening; I am relaxing in Mpala research center reminiscing a productive day. I am inspired to write a short account of the ant-acacia relationship we learned earlier today:   Picture an ant, One ferocious and alert, She tends and serves, To protect her reserves!   Picture another ant, One [...]

By |2022-09-29T19:57:14+03:00September 20th, 2022|Fall 2022, Featured, Field Schools, General, Origins Field School, Sticky|Comments Off on A week of learning about and living in Mpala’s incredible ecosystem.

Origins Field School Fall 2022 Begins!

Jambo!  Welcome to the TBI Origins Field School blog for Fall 2022! My name is Medina Lubisia, the Resident Academic Director for the Fall Field School. I will be accompanying students throughout the field school as they undertake five modules that will be credited for their Fall semester. The students arrived safely in Nairobi and [...]

By |2022-09-14T22:10:28+03:00September 14th, 2022|Fall 2022, Featured, Field Schools, General, Origins Field School, Sticky|Comments Off on Origins Field School Fall 2022 Begins!
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