Entries in #nature (3)

Tuesday
Jan232018

Five Things you didn't know about  Jellyfish

Did you know there are over 2,000 species of jellyfish in the world, with many of them living in the waters of the coast off Tanzania. I love jellyfish, and since being on Mafia Island, I’ve learnt more and more about them, which has only fuelled this fire! I share my favourite facts here...

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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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Monday
Nov282016

The Beautiful Biodiversity Of Tanzania

My name is Cat and I am the latest addition to the staff on Frontier’s Tanzania project, leading the terrestrial research on Mafia Island. I am in the habit of saying I am from the UK, but nowadays I seem to spend the majority of each year in the tropics conducting field research.

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