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So far Uzd3Rw@t3rrr has created 7 blog entries.

Comparing Marine Conservation Research In Mozambique With Clinical Research In Paris

Some may find scientists tiresome, regardless of their speciality, but especially in the complex areas of biology. Many find their work inaccessible and think scientists work in a bubble separate from much of the rest of the world. As a clinical research scientist and a lover of the ocean and nature, I wanted to experience [...]

March 29th, 2016|Marine Conservation Research|

Volunteer Noah Shares His Experience

As my days in Tofo wind down, I have been reflecting on what has been an exceptional time with Underwater Africa. I came to Tofo with a few objectives in mind. Primarily, I wanted to explore whether marine biology was a path I wished to pursue whilst at University. After [...]

February 28th, 2016|Volunteer Stories|

My Name is Birdman

Hey everyone, My name is Andre and here in Tofo people call me the “birdman”. If you are wondering why, please let me explain: Besides my terrestrial research as a tropical ecologist and conservation biologist at the University of Hamburg in Germany, marine life has always been one of my major [...]

December 20th, 2015|Our Scientific Team|

Exploring The Inhambane Estuary

Estuaries, areas where inland rivers meet the open ocean, are extremely productive habitats. This is because each water source that enters an estuary adds more nutrients, providing a rich environment in which a diverse range of species thrive. Many are specially adapted to the conditions at this interface between freshwater and [...]

December 15th, 2015|Imbhabane Estuary|

Seeing Spots

My heart stood still as I saw the grey and white contrast of his spots, more vibrant than I had ever imagined, softly gliding through the water just a meter below me. Kicking as fast as I could, I was determined to stay with him. We were on our way back from [...]

December 15th, 2015|Whale Sharks|

Laya and The Nemos Pequenos Program

By Volunteer, Laya Polowin I could have gone almost anywhere in the world to volunteer for marine conservation this year. I looked at every continent, seeing description after description and picture after picture of similar programs where I would “scuba dive, snorkel and explore local wildlife while contributing to conservation [...]

November 30th, 2015|Volunteer Stories|

From Biology To Marine Biology

By Volunteers Laya and Maggie. Fresh out of our undergraduate studies in biology, we spent the summer working, relaxing and traveling a little bit while trying to figure out what we should do next. This was the first time either of us had absolutely no idea what would come next [...]

October 14th, 2015|Volunteer Stories|