Entries in #seetheworld (7)

Wednesday
Nov292017

What it's really like on the Mafia Island  Camp

So you’ve received your field brief, started studying for your PADI Open Water course, and you’ve learn how to count to ten in Swahili. You’re feeling prepared for the volunteering part of your project, but what about the living part? Well no fear, we’re here to debunk any myths, answer any questions and prepare you for life on Camp Frontier.

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Thursday
Nov162017

The Definitive Mafia Island Bucket  List

So, flights are booked, bags are packed and goodbyes have been said. You’re on your way to Mafia Island!

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Tuesday
Oct242017

Our Local Community - Tupopo  Moja

Tupopo Moja means 'we are one' and it perfectly describes working in the local community in Tanzania. Alongside our conservation work within Mafia Island Marine Park, we teach English classes every weekday at the local school here in Utende. As well as teaching school children, we also hold adult classes, to help young men in the village improve their English.

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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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