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Gobi Farewell

Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | Views [595]

THE FOG WAS SO HEAVY YESTERDAY MORNING that we couldn’t see to the outhouse.  The planned transect walk was cancelled — you can’t count what you can’t see — and we crowded around the kitchen stove drinking tea and ... Read more >

Earthwatch Mongolia: A Day In The Life

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | Views [721]

RAINDROPS ARE SPATTERING ON THE ROOF OF THE GER while a haunting melody drifts from Zorigoo’s two-string horsehead fiddle from next door.  We've opted out of this afternoon’s radio-tracking exercise, blaming the cold rain.  Tracking ... Read more >

Argali Sheep Project: Making Our Quota

Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | Views [700]

CAPTURING ARGALI WAS AS UNPREDICTABLE as the weather.  After Tuesday’s beginners luck we were skunked on Wednesday so we packed up the nets and moved to a different location as the first raindrops pocked the Gobi dust.  We collected and ... Read more >

Argali Sheep Project: Losing Our Virginity

Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | Views [679]

ARGALI SHEEP ( Ovis ammons ) ARE THE LARGEST of the world’s wild sheep with rams weighing up to 350 pounds.  Our mission is to capture, collect data, collar and release 10 argali and/or ibex while avoiding injury to staff, volunteers and ... Read more >

Earthwatch: Argali Sheep Project

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | Views [622]

ZAYA’S BACKPACKER HOSTEL WAS PRETTY MUCH what we expected, but less than we hoped considering how nice the Platinum Hotel was.  We are sharing a triple with Ann from Lancashire, England and the communal bathrooms with everyone else.  ... Read more >

Gun Galuut Nature Reserve

Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | Views [643]

WE ARRIVED IN MONGOLIA A FEW DAYS EARLY to give us time to scope the place out before our Earthwatch gig.  Ulaanbaatar doesn’t have much to recommend it, (unless you’ve been in the field for two weeks, as we later learned) just another ... Read more >

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