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.
Waiting at he airport in Dar Es Salaam for my flight to Mafia, I couldn't help but be excited for the upcoming trip. This excitement quickly turned to apprehension as we boarded the eighth seater plane and the pilot calmly explained that he liked to leave his door open until we took off to make the most of the breeze!
Home to the famous Serengeti National park, Tanzania is normally the go-to country for spotting the Big Five and it also attracts a vast amount of attention due to its annual migration of over one million wildebeest and 250,000 zebra. But what other species are best to see in this country?
Our Assistant Research Officer gives us an indepth account of the beauty that Mafia Island beholds... read on and imagine..