Feb
02

Twee Vandaag Documentary 2006

GJ-MeAPF2006 Expedition Leader Dr. GJ Gast and me, meeting team leaders

In 2006 I co-sponsored, and co organized the APF (African Parks Foundation), cataloging and research expedition; co-financed by the Cousteau Society. With an international team of scientists and volunteers from renowned international and local organizations. On the 3 week (580 KM) expedition, I acted as the dive officer, overviewing marine operatio

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Feb
05

Our mandate is set, tri-party MOU signed for Sudan M.P.A

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On the 23rd of December, a landmark tri-party agreement was signed, between SUDIA (Official Care taker of the Marine Protected Area's of Sudan), under the leadership of Mr. Abdel Rahman el Mahdi, the IADP - DIVE PROFESSIONALS - OCEANROAMERS represented by THEOCEANROAMER. This agreement gives my colleague volunteers and I, not only th

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Nov
26

Is this the end of Reefs, is conservation doomed?

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As a marine professional since the late 80's I have been privileged to work in remote locations with amazing aquatic flora and fauna... but lately my heart weeps every time I go into the water.

Diving in remote locations of the Red Sea or now more recently in the Caribbean where it all started for me, I discover underwater deserts where there once was thriving eco systems. Each time I do my best to understand the reasons behind it, and why o why conservation efforts fail.

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