Our Track Record

BCSS opened its doors in 2017 with the mission to give back and generate opportunities for both local communities and international visitors.

Solar Powered

The only African field marine station to run entirely on solar power energy with a commitment to zero-waste.

Ocean Observatory

The first permanent African Ocean Observatory with a time-series to monitor multiple ecosystems and climate change.


A unique field station model built and managed in a 100% environmentally-friendly way, using mostly local materials and supplies.


A new example to the world of a multicultural project that can benefit both wildlife and the community.

Local Knowledge

Employing 70% local talent for enhanced insight into the surrounding environment and habitats.