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Spanish Bay Conservation and Research Center #18903
01/26/05 10:09 PM
01/26/05 10:09 PM
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Belize
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Am hoping somebody can help me out here. A friend of my son's has applied for a Marine Biology internship at Spanish Bay Conservation and Research Center in the Drowned Cayes. Anybody know anything about the center? I assume she knows the basics, is more interested in finding people with experience with the center. You can e-mail me directly at [email protected] and I will forward anything you send to Chris.

Re: Spanish Bay Conservation and Research Center #18904
01/27/05 08:26 AM
01/27/05 08:26 AM
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Belize City
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9 miles from Belize City, this is where they plan to cage dolphins for photo opportunities with humans, mostly for the delight of those horrible cruise ship passengers. A very dear and sincere friend of mine is at the helm and I believe, will do the best job they can for these intelligent creatures, some of whom have higher IQ's than a few of our world leaders. They are just starting out, your son will be amongst the first to intern.


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Re: Spanish Bay Conservation and Research Center #18905
01/27/05 11:18 AM
01/27/05 11:18 AM
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Belize
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Thanks Katie, I will forward your message to Chris, who is a friend of my son's, by the way. My kid is in the Peace Corps in El Salvador and probably wouldn't be involved in this kind of project!

Re: Spanish Bay Conservation and Research Center #18906
01/27/05 02:08 PM
01/27/05 02:08 PM
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Virginia
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C'mon KT - tell us what you really think! wink
You crack me up!!! too true...

Re: Spanish Bay Conservation and Research Center #18907
01/27/05 08:56 PM
01/27/05 08:56 PM
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Belize
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http://www.earthwatch.org/expeditions/lacommare.html
Guys, this is the organization the girl has applied to. Are we talking about the same thing?

Re: Spanish Bay Conservation and Research Center #18908
01/28/05 08:01 AM
01/28/05 08:01 AM
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Belize City
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Appears so, Dr Self Sullivan is attached to the dolphin componant and is their designated scientist, fielding questions about the project during public hearings.


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Re: Spanish Bay Conservation and Research Center #18909
01/31/05 09:42 PM
01/31/05 09:42 PM
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Belize
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"I checked out the message board as well as some other links to the project and it seems that Dr. Caryn Self-Sullivan is a respected scientist down there, working mostly with the manatees every year in the summer months with the help of her logistics interns (the position i am applying for) and the volunteers from Earthwatch. I believe that I have all of the information that I will need to apply, so please don't bother digging any deeper (unless you are interested). However, if I am accepted as an intern, I will be bugging you again for Belize info! Here is a link to her project in case you or anybody from the message board is interested:
http://www.sirenian.org/Dream.html
I don't know what the dolphin project is about, I hope nobody is exploiting them. I would like to know more about that if anybody replies to you concerning it, for example if they need a dedicated young scientist at the front line for the war against the exploitation of animals...I may be able to recommend someone:) Anyway, thank you again for helping me out-- wish me luck as I continue to search for work. I'll let ya know how things turn out for me, and please keep in touch."
Wanted to share this message with you that I got from Chris. I must admit that i am still confused.

Re: Spanish Bay Conservation and Research Center #18910
01/31/05 09:44 PM
01/31/05 09:44 PM
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Belize
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I don't know what the dolphin project is about, I hope nobody is exploiting them. I would like to know more about that if anybody replies to you concerning it, for example if they need a dedicated young scientist at the front line for the war against the exploitation of animals

Re: Spanish Bay Conservation and Research Center #18911
02/01/05 11:43 AM
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Putting dolphins in a cage and having them accosted by tourists day in and day out - I'd call that exploiting them plenty.
I'd like to see a dedicated scientist cut the fence and let them out.
Then I'd like to see that dedicated scientist knock some sense into the heads of people who want to take a free and intelligent animal and torture it.
That's what I'd like to see .........

Re: Spanish Bay Conservation and Research Center #18912
02/07/05 05:05 PM
02/07/05 05:05 PM
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Asia
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it happened plenty of times to tackle box I bet it will happen there too problem is they are trained to stay put

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