Month: November 2022

CITES Turns the Tide for Shark Conservation: Breakthrough at CoP19

On the 4th day of the first week of the World Wildlife Conference in Panama, countries have voted to protect nearly 100 shark and ray species. The increased protections mean the shark fin trade – an industry responsible for the killing of millions of sharks every year – will finally be regulated and limited. At the …

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Job opportunity: Kisawa Sanctuary & BCSS are looking for a Sustainability Manager

Kisawa Sanctuary and Bazaruto Center for Scientific Studies (BCSS) are looking for a Sustainability Manager to join our teams. The Sustainability Manager will be concerned with monitoring Kisawa’s and BCSS practices with the intent to minimize the environmental imprint. The Sustainability Manager will lead the execution of strategic and operational action plans and will implement environmental …

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October Update: Our Permaculture Gardens, Bottlenose Dolphins, Scientific Training and Latest Marine Debris Data

Marine Debris Collections Update In collaboration with African Parks, the BCSS team collected marine debris at five dedicated locations in October. A total of 191,8 kg was gathered accumulatively, of which 72,3% came from beach habitats (sites A and B). Plastic debris (hard/soft plastic, PET, rubber, styrofoam) remains majority of litter at almost all sites, as it …

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