Our volunteer, Sam Thompson, filmed this epic little clip of a whale shark having the best time feeding on Mysids (tiny shrimp) https://www.facebook.com/UnderwaterAfrica/videos/1413646495383731/
Truly unbelievable to be able to observe these animals in a completely natural state. Enjoy some dolphins in crystal blue waters for the next 2 minutes. Filmed in 4k so boost the settings... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IaQ5lnQhmQ
New promo video we have put together, come and join us! (30 secs and filmed in 4k so boost the quality!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fD6wBWvib-4
Plastic free July has ended! But it's time to keep those plastic free practices going! It's estimated that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. Please do your part to not make this a reality.
Our volunteers sieve sand samples to measure plastic debris! Plastic free July is coming to a close... That doesn't mean your plastic reduction steps should cease. What was something you cut out that was easier than you thought? https://www.facebook.com/UnderwaterAfrica/videos/1413828708698843/
Simple, right? Except your subject unpredictably breaches and you're aiming from a moving boat in high seas! Enter Pierre Gallego, our resident cetacean vet, aka Marine Robin Hood. Just as the humpback breaches, Armando, our skipper, slides him into position and Pierre shoots a harmless arrow a foot below the dorsal hump to collect a [...]
Baby humpback whales playing under the drone.. Massive adults and babies cruising by. Performing research on these incredible giants is truly amazing. We are lucky to have been joined by Odyssea to gain an initial understanding of these whales in Mozambican waters. Truly special for all of us and our volunteers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reNIIyhHHh0&feature=youtu.be
Having a whale of a time with Odyssea....
PLASTIC FREE JULY Volunteers today have been analysing sand samples for plastic pollution! These plastic fragments come from plastic objects that end up in waterways worldwide! They then end up eaten by all animals mistaking their bright colours for food. Please recycle
Another spectacular week in Tofo, incredible animal sightings and the whales have well and truly arrived, check it all out here...