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We are home to the first long-term African Ocean Observatory monitoring multiple ecosystems and ongoing climate change.
You are invited to join us in Mozambique and volunteer at BCSS. Help us protect our oceans and build a sustainable future.
Students and scientists are welcome to conduct their research using our field station laboratories in the Bazauruto Archipelago.
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June 14, 2019
BCSS International Tagging Programme – following large predators & pelagics
The BCSS marine station & the WIO (Western Indian Ocean) Ocean Observatory recently received international approval using ICCAT tagging codes to coordinate two large-scale tagging programs concerning large pelagics/predators & migratory game fish.
June 8, 2019
Unique Acoustic-behavioural Research of Humpback Whales set to continue at BCSS
In September last year we had the pleasure at the Bazaruto Center for Scientific Studies (BCSS) of hosting Deep Voice, an Israeli research team studying acoustic social calls of Humpback Whales in the Bazaruto Archipelago. In celebration of World Oceans Day and in anticipation of their next visit in a few months’ time, we share their experience with us.
June 5, 2019
BCSS WIO Ocean Observatory joins the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON)
The Bazaruto Center for Scientific Studies (BCSS) field station, located in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO), today joins the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network’s (GOA-ON) collaborative effort to provide an international ocean monitoring platform.