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Fleeing from Bolivia
He found himself pelted with stones in Bolivia at one moment, and the next seated at a veranda in Buenos Aires enjoying the view. Pascal ten Have, MSc student in forest and nature...
Game drives, proposals and big tips
Student Joost Besijn is going to be a ranger in South Africa in the exclusive wild animal park Sabi Sabi which boasts clients such as the Hilton family and Elton John.
Filming oranges in South Africa
Sietze van der Velde, MSc. student in agrotechnology, and a cameraman travelled to Paarl in South Africa for his internship. They had to bring home film material about the fruit su...
Among the cheetahs in Namibia
Who? Marieke Reijneker, fourth-year student of Animal Management What? Various projects for the Cheetah Conservation Fund Where? Otjiwarongo, Namibia
Free and busy in Namibia
For months, Hannes Hotz, MSc. student in Environmental Science, slept in a little tent in the heat of Namibia. He investigated how inhabitants of the village community Onkani adapt...
Who? Roos Nijman, Master's student of Food Technology What? Master's thesis on oligosaccharides in breast milk and formula Where? University of California, Davis
No pineapples in Ghana
VHL Fair Trade Management student Nomie Butt was in Ghana for three months. She was supposed to study the processes involved in breeding pineapples organically. But there was not m...
On an uninhabited island
Michiel Faber, eighth year forest and management student, spent six weeks on an uninhabited island in Canada. He carried out field research into brooding sea birds.
Counting dolphins in polluted waters
Dolphins are not as adorable as they look. Fourth year coast and sea management student Anna Weber discovered this during her internship in Tenerife. With her own eyes, she also s...
Studying favelas in Rio
Inge Kuiphuis, a 6th year doing International Development Studies, left last March for Rio de Janeiro. She spent four months investigating the involvement of the local inhabitants ...