Category: Environmental Education and Information

‘A Sea to Expore’ in the Schools of the Sorrento Peninsula

It’s that time of year in project MARE where things are starting to slow down a bit: less Ieranto Bay monitoring, hardly any people on the beaches, and just a bit more wind and rain. That doesn’t mean …

Ischia: an Island adventure in the Gulf of Napoli.

Over the course of a week, Project M.A.R.E. were present on the island of Ischia to help conduct some surveying work for the local marine protected area, Regno di Nettuno. This study was also coordinated with the university …

Mid Project Report: State of Affairs.

Italian: Arriving in a foreign country where they speak a totally different language from what you are used to can be intimidating to most people. However, us M.A.R.E. volunteers took it in our stride, and after 1 month …

“Un MARE per Esplorare 2017” has been started!

Hey, hey! We have taken over the baton of one of the nicest activities, which is held by project M.A.R.E. volunteers and employees of the Marine Park every year. On 18th of July was the inauguration party of …

Algae and Posidonia lesson!

Some time ago we told you about our First Approach to Algae and Aquatic Plants. Project M.A.R.E. volunteers and some students from Sant’Anna Institute of Sorrento learnt about these organisms trough theoretical lessons, snorkeling and laboratory experience. Now, are the …

Roundtrip in the Gulf of Naples

Friday 26th, lunchtime, i start my roundtrip in the Gulf of Naples. Sorrento-Napoli-Ischia-Napoli to participate to the NETTUNO BioBlitz. What’s that? wiki can help you to understand! 3 ferry trips – 4 hours of navigation – 2 hours …

The finale party in Monticchio

November of “A Sea to Explore” classes is finished. All four of us, in collaboration with our colleagues from then Marine Park, held classes in Pastena, Torca, Sant’Agata and Monticchio, as I wrote about it here. With classes …

The first rescue of turtles of the season!

A script that is now repeated for 10 years, and in pending systems more intelligent and innovative to reduce impacts on sea turtles (for example, this TED), I do not hold back and with enthusiasm and curiosity I leave …

We arrive at schools

I am not very easy going, especially with children. My horrifying experience has been either me holding a crying baby who, in fact, before probably had a great day but now in my hands has the worst day …

Informative weekend in Ischia

Finally we pulled the plug from the daily activities in our Marine Park and we all went together to learn about and hear about people who work for the protection and promotion of the sea: during the last …