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Mozambique Expedition: The Final Dive

The Pristine Seas team bids farewell to the beautiful undersea vistas of Mozambique.

Mozambique Expedition: Beauty and the Seas

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.

Mozambique Expedition: Tracking Nonstop Swimmers

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.

Mozambique Expedition: Africa’s Submerged Savannas

Scientist Kike Ballesteros beautifully describes the diversity of Africa’s “Submberged Savannas” in this post from the Pristine Seas expedition in Mozambique.

Mozambique Expedition: Sharks, Rays, and (Finally) a Weather Break

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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.

Mozambique Expedition: Here Today, Dugong Tomorrow!

The Pristine Seas dive team battles rough seas in this update from the expedition team in Mozambique.

Mozambique Expedition: A Giant Shrouded in Kelp

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.

Mozambique Expedition: Octopus Bites and Tiny Explorers

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.

Mozambique Expedition: Bad Weather, Weird Parrot Fish

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.

Mozambique Expedition: Singing Fishermen, the Perfect Alarm Clock

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.

Pristine Seas: Mozambique Expedition Launches

As day dawns in the southeastern African coastal nation of Mozambique today, Pristine Seas Expedition Leader Paul Rose and team begin the latest in an ongoing series of missions to explore and document the biodiversity of the most untouched areas in the world’s oceans.