“Ocean, n. A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man – who has no gills” (Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil’s Dictionary) Hence why we need SCUBA. The underwater environment is not a natural place for humans to be and yet we are here on Mafia diving on a regular basis to try and gain further knowledge on how our Oceans work and how they are changing
Meet Iain Anderson - our Project Coordinator and Dive Officer in Tanzania and find out about his adventures ahead!
Last weekend we joined the Mafia Island Marine Park, local community members and children from the village primary school to carry out the monthly beach clean. Find out how the team got on in our latest blog..
Nudibranchs are a very intriguing species that a lot of volunteers fall in love with whilst diving on our projects. Find out from volunteer Ashlynn White what they are and whats makes them so special...
With no electricity and sunset at half 6, the evenings on camp can sometimes seem fairly long. The unreliability of cooking on an open fire, long running camp jokes and card games from all over the world certainly help pass the time, but every now and then we like to do something a little different - human cluedo!
Last week, the president of Tanzania announced that he would be making primary education free for every child in the country. Whilst this is a great development for future generations, there are thousands of people who have missed out on even the most basic education, particularly in the rural communities, such as those on Mafia island where Frontier's projects are based.