Entries in #explore (15)

Wednesday
Oct182017

#PeopleOfMafia

In our first People of Mafia interview, we spoke to Demi Mills, our previous Principal Investigator, and coral biologist, who has been living on Mafia Island for 11 months.

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Thursday
Aug172017

Seagrass, Surveys And  Butterflies

Tropical sea grass beds are typically the highest in the world for seagrass species diversity and Mafia Island is no exception!

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Wednesday
May312017

Tanzania Is About More Than Just  Diving

I came to Mafia for a short 2 weeks, with the aim of learning more about what I see when diving and what impacts what I am seeing underwater. I was welcomed warmly into camp from day 1 and by day 2 felt I had been here for months.

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Tuesday
May232017

Settling Into Life In  Tanzania

I arrived on the 1st of May with my brother and was met in the airport by Rama and Jason wearing a Frontier t-shirt. The ride to camp was in a tuk tuk, it was the first time I had properly seen Africa, it really was breath taking.

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Wednesday
Apr122017

Diving With  Frontier

I am actually a student in my gap year, feeling a bit confused about my studies later on, but I did this trip to learn about animal conservation. As I want to, in the future protect our environment as long as I can.

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Tuesday
Apr042017

Patrolling The Bay In Mafia Island Marine  Park

Our day starts with getting up at roughly 05:30. After getting our gear ready (notepad, binoculars, phones) we walk down to Big Blu to meet with a member of the marine park team and the boat captain. Once we have checked the boat is ready to go (fuel, lifejackets etc.) we head out into the bay, usually shortly after 06:00.

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