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Back in the field

Back in the field

Back in the field The Tropical Biology Association was delighted to return to the field - taking 24 students to Mpala Research Centre in Kenya for four weeks this summer.  For the last two years, we have been providing very successful online courses, but this was the...

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TBA’s first field course since 2019

TBA’s first field course since 2019

Twenty-four aspiring conservation scientists are in Kenya for the Tropical Biology Association’s first field course since 2019. Mostly in their 20s, the participants come from 19 different countries- half of them from across Africa. Based at Mpala Research Station,...

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New Online Courses

New Online Courses

Need funding for your project? Want to get your paper published? The Tropical Biology Association online courses will provide you with the skills you need. Scientific Writing and Publishing will help you communicate the importance and impact of your work to the wider...

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Great Expectations From Online Course

Great Expectations From Online Course

The Tropical Biology Association is excited to see what trainees on our first-ever online course will accomplish with the knowledge they are acquiring. This is a dynamic and motivated group, and their new projects will greatly enhance the conservation of the Guinean...

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Measuring nature’s benefits in Malaysia

On the banks of the Kinabatangan River in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, a Community Eco-tourism Cooperative is hosting a TBA training course this week to show conservation managers from across Malaysia how they can evaluate the benefits that nature gives to people. The 17...

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Securing the future for mangroves

Patience Juma wants to play an active part in protecting her country’s coastline. That’s why she is currently working for the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), where her job includes helping to establish three new mangrove tree nurseries and...

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A good start increases impact

A training course that TBA co-organised with the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) in Kenya has given conservation managers working at grass roots level new skills to raise the impact of projects designed to protect critically endangered species – including...

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Raising the bar in hotspot conservation

Who’s going to ensure that the haunting gaze of the critically endangered blue-eyed black lemur looks down on future generations? In response to this, and other pressing conservation concerns in Madagascar and Indian Ocean islands, a pioneering TBA master class has...

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