Month: August 2017

Tuna Fishing in “Un Mare per Esplorare”

The “Un Mare per Esplorare” had one of its last events in Massa Lubrense. As usual, we met at 18.00 in the main square of Massa to enjoy another pleasant evening learning and playing. This time, the subject …

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. …

5 Observations on Coming Back to MARE land

  “vulesse diventare nu brigante oi nennane…” with Napoletan music in my ears, the Freccia rossa rushes towards South. Suddenly – I recognise a familiar shape – Vesuvius is appearing. Then, a rapid dive into memories – walking …

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 …

Volunteers FAI & MARE

FAI “Fondo Ambiente Italiano” is a nationwide nonprofit foundation established in 1975 with a precise objective: to safeguard Italy’s artistic and natural heritage. Today FAI protects and look after more than 45 wonderful properties in Italy (24 of …

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 …

Mid-term training

In the middle of the summer – the hottest time in the meaning of the weather and as well as amount of the work, the project M.A.R.E. volunteers left their daily routine aside to participate in the mid-term …

MARE per Esplorare – 3rd session

    After the two first sessions of Mare per Esplorare, the Marelini (bambini di Mare Per Esplorare) now know of three nets : creels, trammel, longline.   This Tuesday 1st August, with the hot weather, Mare per …

“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 …