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One day in the collection of olives with project M.A.R.E and M.A.R.E supporting team

On the 6th of October, two days before the departure of the volunteers of the supporting team, the president of the marine park, Lucio, invited us to live the experience of the olive collection at the house of his …

Cigarette Butts – a dangerous waste for marine life

  While the consequences of consuming tabacco on human health are widely known, the environmental damages caused by cigarette butts thrown away in nature are rarely addressed. As cigarette butts are not biodegradable, they pile up in vast …

“LOOKING FOR A CARETTA I REMOVE MY ‘CARETA’ ” -Ignacio

Hi! I am Ignazio, a young man from Madrid living in Italy immersed in a wonderful marine preservation project called Project M.A.R.E. In Madrid I worked as a cook and as a animator and rugby trainer with young …

Mafaldas Cilento experience

This year we started on the 15th of June, because from the records of last year, the first nest that was spotted in Cilento was approximately on the 12th. Finally the day arrived, I was feeling excited to …

First day in Baia di Ieranto

So far we have spent almost a month in Ieranto. Working all of the June weekends there, getting to know more and more of our summer activities and of course enjoying all of what this little, but precious …

Project M.A.R.E. and Sant’Anna Marine Biology Students: Ieranto Bay Algae Project

Ieranto Bay plays as a must-see attraction if you find yourself in Southern Italy, with breathtaking views and a true hub for relaxation. Below what is to be admired from the surface awaits a highly biodiverse ecosystem filled …

Looking for volunteers for the first edition of the M.A.R.E. Supporting Team

Thanks to a strategic partnership with the Italian National Agency, our organization is offering the opportunity to take part in the FIRST edition of the M.A.R.E Supporting Team: a short term ESC (2 months: August 16th – October …

Project M.A.R.E. meets M.A.R.E. for S.E.A.

A Dive Into the World of Communication Last week Kristiāns from M.A.R.E. 2020 edition went on a special mission to the beautiful Ischia island to give an insight into the challenging world of communication and to share his …

End of the Project: Final Thoughts from the Eighth Edition Volunteers

Here we are, on the finishing line of our Project M.A.R.E. 2020. This year has been different, harder than the other project years due to the COVID-19, restrictions, lockdowns, stress from everything mentioned before… Despite all, we kept …

Explorers of the Bay

In addition to our usual tasks and responsibilities, we managed to find time to have some extra fun, too. For one day in the early Autumn, we had to forget everything that we knew about the Bay of …