Month: October 2017

‘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 …

Enough with plastic

50 years ago, a lot of boats occupied Ieranto Bay. Since the park it’s created in 1997, we tried to maintain the bay conducive to the marine ecosystem and human aquatic activities such as swimming, snorkeling or kayaking. …

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 …

The Olives in Ieranto Bay

For this last week of September 2017, the olives season arrived in Ieranto bay. On Monday, FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano) started their work and invited us Wednesday to harvest the mature olives* from the trees in their garden …