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Giving light to communities in the wake of Cyclone Dineo

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Education Merchandise Mozambique Tofo Beach Volunteer

By Morgan Hannah Pettersson   In February 2017, Cyclone Dineo hit the coast of Mozambique. MMF’s global headquarters is based in Tofo which is situated in the Inhambane Province, one of the worst affected areas. For the local communities who live predominantly in traditional grass thatched houses, the cyclone was a terrifying ordeal. Many families […]

Sustainable Seas Conference

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Conferences and Symposiums Conservation Education Manta Rays Mozambique Sea Turtles Tofo Beach Whale Sharks

By Charlie Endsor   As the end of the first quarter of 2017 started to draw to a close, we decided it was the perfect opportunity to take stock and thank our Ocean Ambassadors and Tofo community for their continued hard work in protecting our ocean resource. We also wanted to engage with all stakeholders […]

Meet the team: Razaque Quive

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Conservation Education Marine Biology Microplastics Mozambique Nemos Pequenos Swim School Tofo Beach

How did you come to work for MMF?   I am from a small village called Chokwe in the Gaza Province that is 90 kilometers from the ocean. I went to university to get a bachelor’s degree in education and teaching. I wanted to go to university because it is one of the best ways […]

Nemos Pequenos Graduation

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Education Mozambique Nemos Pequenos Swim School

Friday morning saw a group of 45 very excited school children from two different schools, Phembane and Conguiana, gathered in a classroom to be presented with certificates by the Nemos Pequenos team. They had successfully completed the first important stage of their course: marine conservation. The children, aged 11-15, had learnt about the oceans and […]

Meet the Team: Herculano Cumbi

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Conservation Education Manta Rays Mozambique Sea Turtles Tofo Beach Whale Sharks

Herculano Cumbi, Conservation Field Officer at Associacão Megafauna Marinha, MMF’s entity in Mozambique   When was your first experience with the ocean? When I was around 8 years old I started going to the ocean with my mother to find seafood for our family. Clams, mussels and crab. Fishing is important – not just to […]

Huge step forward for Sustainable Seas

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Conservation Education Mozambique Tofo Beach

We are incredibly pleased to announce that after 5 months of hard work, Marine Megafauna Foundation’s Sustainable Seas Project in Mozambique has secured its first temporary reef closure.    Here at MMF we have been striving for several years to secure a national Marine Protected Area in Mozambique. In 2015 we decided to change tack […]

How to Draw Fish

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Education Microplastics Mozambique Tofo Beach

By Aneka Voss   Up to 60 Nemos Pequenos children join us at Tofo Beach every Saturday for lots of fun activities, including beach games and clean-ups, swimming, theatre plays about marine conservation, as well as educational presentations about our ocean giants and plastic pollution. We are always looking for new activities too as the […]

Ambassadors for Sustainable Fishing

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Conservation Education Mozambique Tofo Beach

By Anna Boylan   MMF’s flagship conservation program, The Sustainable Seas Project, was born out of the need for sustainable fishing management along Mozambique’s coastline. Home to large megafauna populations and nutrient rich waters, this region is an essential habitat for many marine species and deserves our attention and protection.   It is also home […]

On Track for a Fishy Future

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Conservation Education Mozambique Tofo Beach

Two months ago, I set foot on the beautiful sand of Tofo, excited to start helping with MMF’s flagship conservation program, the Sustainable Seas Project. Experienced with advocacy work at EU level, I was looking forward to using my skills to make a significant change in the fishing sector in Mozambique. Because a change is […]

The Rising Stars from Inhambane Province

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Conservation Education Mozambique Nemos Pequenos Swim School

By Sabrina Weiss   MMF’s flagship education program, Nemos Pequenos, aims to create a new generation of ocean guardians who have a compassionate understanding of their marine environment by teaching them how to live with and protect it. Through swimming and marine conservation lessons as well as community events, we have reached over 1,000 young […]

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