Author Archives: Matthew LaPine

Endless Discussion

After having more than a week back on the mainland under my belt, I’ve found myself saying a few things over and over again: I learned so much about such a small place in a very short period of time … Continue reading

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Bivalves of Bermuda!

To learn more about some of the bivalves of Bermuda click the link below! Bivalves of Bermuda

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Rain Rain Go Away

And away it went. Today was as good as it gets. Sunny, 65, and still. It was the first time on this adventure that I had felt the penetrating rays of the sun envelop me. It is a feeling usually … Continue reading

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Yesterday we had the distinct pleasure of touring a “living museum,” curated by one David Wingate.¬†A trained zoologist from Cornell, Mr. Wingate is a beacon of hope in the realm of conservation. As it turns out, he doesn’t just tour … Continue reading

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Windswept

I can still feel the rain digging into my skin. It’s amazing how a bit of wind can make a passing shower a painful experience. Our ride home was a long one, as we were coming from the Royal Navy … Continue reading

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If you could have strapped a camera to my helmet today, I think I could have made a very convincing music video for this song. We were given the day off to explore the island and explore we did. Our … Continue reading

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Sunburnt and Sleepy… But there are Lemurs?!?

Today started out with a surge of light, that once released from the confines of a curtain, engulfed my sleepy head. It was the kind of glaring hour old sun beam that has the power to shake away dreams, snapping … Continue reading

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Bermudian Beach Trash: more than meets the eye.

In a land of pristine beauty, it’s painful to see such a waste of talent. The beaches of Bermuda, like many throughout the world, are littered¬†with garbage. From an aesthetic standpoint, the plastic bottles, caps and fragments, along with buoys, … Continue reading

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Full Steam Ahead

After a brutal 4:30 a.m. wake up, 70 miles of driving, 800 miles of flying, two packets of Delta pretzels, and heart pounding taxi ride, we had arrived. We quickly settled in and found ourselves venturing off toward Whale Bone … Continue reading

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