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A ‘dream team’ of scientists scaled Mount Lico and found a wealth of new species

Standing in a pit in the red soil of a mountaintop forest in northern Mozambique, Dr Simon Willcock was dirty but very excited. “Undisturbed forest is incredibly rare,” he said. “That is why we scaled a 125-metre-tall cliff with a pickaxe.” Willcock, from Bangor University in Wales, knew of no other rainforest in Africa that […]

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Our Ocean, our Future – Marine scientist Michelle Carpenter talks about how fascinating manta rays are, the dangers they find themselves in, and working with the Marine Megafauna Foundation

The alarm blares loudly at 6:30 but I am usually already awake; excited to get out on the water. I grab my scuba gear, camera and research equipment, and hop onto my little motorbike.  Somehow I’ve mastered the Indonesian tradition to fit as many items as possible onto a scooter, and ride off into town. […]

Sustainable Seas Are Possible: The Marine Megafauna Foundation

The Marine Megafauna Foundation celebrates a successful program to help return fisheries to local management and help drive sustainable development, securing a long-term future for the fisher-people of Mozambique -By Anastasia Pashkovetskaya

Malawi Wood Cutters

Malawi Jails Loggers In First Case Of It’s Kind -With Reuters News Service

Last November, rangers in Malawi’s Lengwe National Park arrested 35 illegal loggers within the park boundaries as they felled timber with a half-million dollars worth of equipment.