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Cooking pizza together

Wet as mice, we knocked on the door and Simonas sparkling: “Welcome!” made us feel like home. We were surprised by Simonas nephews and family, expecily little Daniel who ran into my arms, not even caring about my …

Ieranto Open Day

The past Saturday 25th of May, an open day was organized in Ieranto. On this occasion we were with last year’s volunteers… we were sure that the day was going to be beautiful! To get to Ieranto, we …

The Park from the eyes of our intern Sara

These first few days at the MPA of Punta Campanella have been insightful and exhilarating. I began my role here by researching what exactly a Marine Protected Area means, specifically focusing on MPA’s in the United States to …

Exploring Ieranto Bay

On the 14th of May we went to explore our work place for this summer, and we were accompanied by one of the volunteers of 2018, Dani, the first one to arrive to the meeting for all the …

Italian culture month

Since our arrival in March, we were going on an Italian language course and were discovering our new home here in Italy, so it was just logical that first the culture we explore will be the culture of …

My adventure has started!

Hello everyone, I’m Alaeddine from Tunisia and I’m 26 years old. 5 years of study after the bachelor’s degree in the field of heritage naturally in Tunisia. After encountering many problems for my VISA (Yes it took time) …

Project M.A.R.E. 2019: Meet our team

Here we are, starting from the left: DANIELS: Hi, I come from the northwest of Latvia and I’m very excited to be here. As I grew up in the country side, I am very passionate about nature. I learned …

Hiking in Campania – the Project M.A.R.E. 2019 has started

The 7th edition of Project M.A.R.E. has started this week As every year, volunteers from different countries came to Massa Lubrense to help in the park of Punta Campanella. We are: Alaeddine Said from Tunisia; Daniels Kļaviņš from Latvia; …

MARE #6 Revisited: What comes next?

It’s been more than two months since the closure of the last project MARE. It’s a hard adaptation for us all – to have left that mythical natural land of sirens and sea creatures to fit in the …

Cilento Trips Revisited – Marine Directive, Awareness and Growth

Cilento is a synonym of assessment studies on shore pollution and species welfare and abundance. It means beach cleanings, turtle care, first group dynamics and team work, but also first pizzas, first sun bathe and sleeping on the …