Latest Blogs from Chagos Expedition

ARMS units in place on reef in BIOT
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Dr Catherine Head, University of Oxford, joins the Bertarelli Programme in Marine Science expedition to the British Indian Ocean Territory to...

2018 April. GW and CH working in the lab. BIOT. Dan Bayley
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Dr Gareth Williams, Bangor University, joins the Bertarelli Programme in Marine Science coral reef expedition to BIOT to look at microbial...

Chagos beach

Five years ago the largest marine reserve in the world was born.

Chagos sunset

The Pacific Marlin has returned to dock, and the science team is now frantically disassembling and packing the equipment for freight to all...

Dr. Kate Adams and microstructure profiler - chagos
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Dr. Kate Adams takes us through a night working in Chagos

Sharks in Chagos
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Chris Thompson, a marine biologist, shares some of his Chagos highlights.

Chagos Manta
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Brierley Marlin and her up close experience with Chagos' mantas.

Chagos barracuda school
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Phil Hosegood, oceanographer, shares his trip so far.

A bird examination  - Chagos
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Pete Carr, resident ornithologist, shares his experience in Chagos.

Whale Shark
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Experience a day in the life of our marine biologist - Marjorie Cattaneo.

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