Monthly Archives: July 2008


Greetings from Holbox island (pronounced “Holbosh”), venue of the 2nd International Whale Shark Conference. It is so exciting to be here and now the conference is well underway. We started on Tuesday with an opening address. Paco Remolina from CONANP (the National Protected Areas body) has been in charge of organising the conference and here […]

Tagging in Mexico

Yesterday we went out tagging with Rachel Graham from WCS. We are going to put out accoustic tags in Kenya with Rachel in November. We met Rachel at the conference in Perth 3 years ago and it was great to meet up again after so long. Also on the boat was Rafael who is a […]


Greetings after a long time! ┬áVolker and I are finally here on Holbox Island 4 hours north of Cancun, Mexico. It was a lot of work but we managed to raise the funds to get here and as you can imagine it was a monster trip all the way from Diani Beach, Kenya. The conference […]