Category: Ieranto Bay

Ieranto boat report: what has been happening in July

Ieranto Bay is a protected area of great importance to the marine park. After a full July’s work in Ieranto, we are proud to present some of the results of our labours for that month in the Bay. …

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 …

DUEproject initiative

The project M.A.R.E. joined the MAREA Outdoors Association to work with the DUEproject (http://dueproject.org) initiative, which involves all sea enthusiasts. The aim is to survey and record key marine species to help determine the health status of the …

Garbage in the sea: Ieranto Bay.

The main task in project MARE is to maintain and monitor Ieranto bay. This includes a diverse range of tasks which includes cleaning the sea and the beaches. With changing winds and currents the amount of garbage in …

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 …

Monitoring of Sponges in Ieranto

Now that summer days in Ieranto feel so far away, we go back to the beautiful bay to monitor different species of animals. The first day we will study sponges. We are really excited about returning to this …

BluTeam in Action

The first days of September the Marine Protected Area of Punta Campanellawas committed to the second edition of “Bluteam in Action”, where biologists, divers, photographers and academics have monitored and studied the protected marine waters for 24 consecutive …

A sad day in the middle of summer

Thursday 25th of August – this day will be remembered in future years for the fire that raged in our holy Ieranto bay, on Mount San Costanzo, through the pine forest, on the ridge to Punta Campanella and …

“A Sea to Explore” in Ieranto

After four days of “A sea to explore” in Massa Lubrense and of learning several important facts about marine animals, yesterday was the day to see in first hand and in a natural environment all we’ve talked about before. …

My first week in Ieranto

Today I finished my first working week, in amazing place Ieranto Bay where you find beautiful, clean sea, mountains and where you enjoy the magic of nature. Firstly we start by preparing info point, we place.boards to give information …