Tag archives for Mozambique 2014
The Pristine Seas team bids farewell to the beautiful undersea vistas of Mozambique.
After weeks of rough weather, choppy waves, and poor visibility, expedition leader Paul Rose finally has a “perfect dive,” accompanied by an 11-foot bull shark and other great denizens of the deep.
How do you study an animal that never stops swimming? Find out how the Pristine Seas team is using technology to go along for the ride.
Scientist Kike Ballesteros beautifully describes the diversity of Africa’s “Submberged Savannas” in this post from the Pristine Seas expedition in Mozambique.
The rough seas finally calm and the weather improves for the Pristine Seas team in Mozambique, and they move north into more tropical waters and the exciting marine life that dwell there.
The Pristine Seas dive team battles rough seas in this update from the expedition team in Mozambique.
The Pristine Seas scientists explore a deep underwater kelp forest near Zavora Point in Mozambique, and are surprised by a giant-sized visitor during their surveys.
A group of young local underwater enthusiasts called the Nemos Pequenos inspire the Pristine Seas team with their interest and excitement, and an esteemed scientist is bitten by an octopus, in this update from Mozambique.
Bad weather puts the pressure on the team to get the day’s underwater surveys done, but there’s still time to relate a weird-but-true fact about where sand comes from.
Shortly after dawn a small fleet of local fishing dhows sailed close to our anchorage, and as the men brought in the nets their happy work song was the most perfect alarm clock and an ideal start to the expedition’s first day of diving.