Getting the Best from a FLIR Thermal Imager

It was 2006 when I first discovered FLIR.  We had just completed construction of our futuristic trimaran Earthrace that was about to attempt the round the world speed record, and we were in Portland for a couple of days of promotions.  Andrew Cox from FLIR was checking out the boat, and he started asking a […]

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Earthrace Opposing Kennedy Point Marina

Press Release – 23rd April 2021 – For Immediate Release Today Earthrace has announced its opposition to the proposed Kennedy Point Marina.  We have joined SKP and applied through the courts for an injunction to have construction of the marina stopped immediately, and for a judicial review of the marina consent process, that we believe […]

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Earthrace K9 Unit supporting Costa Rican Rangers

Press Release – 22nd April 2021 – For Immediate Release Appa and Handler on Patrol in Corcovado National Park (Costa Rica) In January this year Earthrace Conservation took delivery of a Belgian Malinois tracking dog to support Ranger patrols in in Costa Rica.  The Dog (named “Appa”) will be used in tracking people in the […]

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The Elephant in the Conservationist’s Room

The biggest conservation issue of our time is not overfishing, climate change, or deforestation;  It remains the hardest to tackle, for various reasons, and it rarely gets a mention.  I watched Seaspiracy the other night, and the host was all upset that conservation NGOs did not put “stop eating fish”, on their websites. In his […]

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Bethune Released from Hospital after snakebite

Press Release.  9th January 2021.  For immediate release Captain Pete Bethune was today released from hospital, some 2 weeks after being bitten by a deadly ferdelance snake. According to Bethune he is “just happy to be alive.  When I first got bitten I thought I was a dead man.  We were so far from any […]

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Bethune’s Life hangs in the Balance

Press Release.  December 28, 2020.  For immediate Release   On Boxing Day, Captain Pete Bethune was patrolling in the Pedras Blancas National Park in Costa Rica, when he was bitten in the calf by a deadly ferdelance snake. According to crew, the team was about 2 hours into the patrol when the bite happened. After […]

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Bethune Bitten by deadly snake in Costa Rica

Press Release:  December 26, 2020.  For immediate release. Today, around 1pm local time in Costa Rica, Captain Pete Bethune was bitten in the calf by a deadly ferdelance snake. Bethune was on patrols in Pedras Blancas National Park when the bite happened.  He was carried out of the jungle by his crew, and transferred to […]

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Earthrace Signs 1-Year Agreement with Costa Rican Government

17 August, 2020.  For immediate release. Earthrace Conservation today signed a one-year agreement with the Costa Rican government to support them in their efforts to protect their National Parks. The agreement was signed by Minister Carlos Rodriguez, the Minister of Environment and Resources for Costa Rica, and Captain Pete Bethune of Earthrace.   As part of […]

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