Friday
Apr272018

New Survey  Techniques

So it’s a new quarter and the start of a new ‘phase’ for Frontier. The Mafia Island Marine Park have expressed an interest in knowing the biomass of the fish within the Marine Park.

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Thursday
Apr262018

Mangrove Surveys with  MIMP

As more of a marine specialist, it was a real treat to go on a more terrestrial survey into the mangroves around the island with Mafia Island Marine Park (MIMP) staff on their monthly monitoring surveys.

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Thursday
Apr262018

The Best Experience of My  Life

The last month has been the best experience of my life. Teaching the kids was great fun and they loved learning - seeing those faces every day and watching them improve was fantastic.

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Friday
Apr202018

Teaching the kids one last  time

I loved helping and teaching kids because it does make a difference and I’m proud to assist them in their education. The last day of teaching was sad but we finished on a high.

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Friday
Apr202018

Monthly Surveys With  MIMP

It has been a privilege this week to accompany staff from the Mafia Island Marine Park (MIMP) on their monthly monitoring surveys on the status and health of the coral reefs within MIMP. They use permanent transects (marked by buoys weighed down with small concrete blocks) and reel out a 40m rope in the same direction every time.

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Monday
Mar192018

Plastic Pollution – Whose  Responsibility?

Having done several beach cleans now in various parts of the world, it is a mixture of depressing and satisfying every time. It is sad to see so much and know that there’s so much more out there, but feels good to know that what you collected is no longer in the ocean, even if it’s only a small amount, because you took it out.

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