Scientists from Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (LAMAVE), Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) and Marine Megafauna Foundation (MMF) have found incredibly high numbers of reefs sharks in Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park (TRNP), Philippines. The numbers are higher than most other marine protected areas (MPAs) around the world and highlight the importance of large, well-managed marine […]
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Go Deeper with a Marine Biologist as Your Dive Buddy The Marine Megafauna Foundation – a charity that aims to save threatened marine life – has unveiled dates of its 2019 scuba diving expeditions to Mozambique where guests can join expert marine biologists from the Marine Megafauna Foundation and get hands on with ground-breaking research. […]
Innovative techniques used on whale sharks in the Galapagos to find out more about their reproduction Researchers in the Galapagos have successfully completed ultrasounds on free-swimming whale sharks, and taken blood samples from adult whale sharks for the first time ever in the wild. The incredible results allowed them to see and identify reproductive organs, […]
Support the Marine Megafauna Foundation’s vital work with these great gifts Here are six great gifts to suit all budgets that support the Marine Megafauna Foundation’s vital work into the research and protection of our ocean’s gentle giants. CARRY THE WORLD WITH YOU WITH MERAKI BRACELETS Meraki bracelets (from 25 USD) have 9 element […]
Nilza Catarina from Maputo begins her one-year Fellowship with the Marine Megafauna Foundation The Marine Megafauna Association (AMM) has announced the appointment of its latest Mozambican Fellow: Nilza Catarina, 23, from Maputo. As part of the program, Nilza will receive training, one-to-one guidance and mentoring from renowned scientific advisers based at AMM’s research headquarters in […]
Two local fishermen have qualified as Open Water divers in their first steps to joining the dive industry In partnership with the Marine Megafauna Foundation (MMF), Peri-Peri Divers in Tofo Beach, Mozambique, is pleased to announce the completion of its first ever local apprenticeship scheme. Two local fishermen have spent three months with the company, […]