We had a great start of 2021, as January was packed with interesting new projects, exciting collaborations and lots of data and research. We are eagerly looking ahead into the year, and have plenty more to share with you over
After obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Tourism, Iris has worked in the field of marine conservation for over 5 years, taking care of communications and marketing for various organisations; from the first dive centre in the world to achieve a WWF 4-star rating, to a marine conservation NGO in the heart of the coral triangle. Marine conservation and storytelling are her passion, and to educate people and spread awareness through compelling storytelling and writing is her goal.
As Communications and Media Manager, Iris makes complex issues like climate change digestible for the wider public and translates BCSS’s data and research into content that everyone understands.
Iris is based in Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia and often visits Mozambique, the United Kingdom and The Netherlands.
January and February are traditionally peak months for giant manta aggregations around the southern Mozambican coast. While routinely working offshore in the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park (BANP) monitoring marine life, BCSS scientists spotted large aggregations of giant manta rays (Manta alfredi) in
This year has been like no other, with ups and downs none of us could have foreseen. Despite the tight grip of COVID-19 on the world and Mozambique border closures, we continued collecting data, conducting research and working on projects to the
With 2020 being on course to be the warmest year on record, and the concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere being the highest it has been in human history (as of May 2020), the oceans are being affected
Do you want to join our Marine Science Program, but are you concerned that you have to pay? We understand that you might be wondering if joining BCSS will be real value, what is included and where your money goes
We are very excited to announce the launch of our Marine Science Program. The program is tailored at individuals who are passionate about the ocean, marine research and environmental conservation. The opportunity to volunteer or join one of the internships
Mozambique based research station collaborates with German university group on a groundbreaking new study contradicting the accepted timeline of the ocean’s development in earth’s history. BENGUERRA ISLAND: Bazaruto Center of Scientific Studies (BCSS) is excited to announce its contribution
It is with great pleasure that we announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between BCSS and the Faculty of Natural Science of the Lúrio University (FCN-UNILÚRIO), intending to strengthen cooperation between both institutions. PORTUGUESE É com enorme prazer