Past Accomplishments

Spotlight on Research in the Indian Ocean.

WIOMSA The Western Indo-Pacific stretches from Thailand to East Africa and the Red Sea, and has distinct fauna – with a quarter of its fish species thought to be different from the broader Indo-Pacific. The Western Indian Ocean is the largest biogeographic province in this region, but among the least studied of the world’s seas, posing a great challenge to effective conservation of its biodiversity…. Read more »

Marine Conservation in Mozambique – August 2013

Welcome to the August 2013 edition of Marine Conservation in Mozambique. If you are not already on our mailing list please subscribe here. You can also help by forwarding this newsletter to anyone who might be interested in helping us with the conservation of marine life in Mozambique. If you have any stories you’d like featured in September’s newsletter then please email us! Special: Join… Read more »

Marine Conservation in Mozambique – July 2013

Welcome to the July 2013 edition of Marine Conservation in Mozambique. If you are not already on our mailing list please subscribe here. You can also help by forwarding this newsletter to anyone who might be interested in helping us with the conservation of marine life in Mozambique. If you have any stories you’d like featured in March’s newsletter then please email us! Special: Join… Read more »

Clarification of the Possible Whale Harpooning in Barra

Clarification was given on our incident report of suspected Illegal, Unlicensed and Unreported fishing activity made on the 2nd of July 2013 to the Ministry of Fisheries. The report presented an incident as witnessed by one of our Eyes on the Horizon at Barra in Inhambane Province, on the morning of June 18th 2013 of a possible Whale Harpooning. Responding to our report Manuel Castiano,… Read more »

The Story of the Antillas Reefer

From Poacher to Gamekeeper   This fisheries tale, all started around the 23rd of June 2008 when the Mozambican authorities received information from the fishing fleet that an unknown vessel called “Antillas Reefer” was fishing off the coast of the central province of Zambezia, in Mozambican waters. Back ground checks were run on the history of the vessel and it was found that The Company… Read more »