• Turtle Namibia

    Leatherback Turtle stranded on the Namibian Coast.

  • The Namibiam Dolphin Project / S. Elwen

    The Namibiam Dolphin Project / S. Elwen

  • Cetacean stranding on beach in Cameroon

    Cetacean stranding on beach in Cameroon

  • World Sciene Day for Peace and Development
    World Science Day for Peace and Development
  • Penguins Namibia

    Penguins at Mercury Island MPA, Namibia

  • Coastal Erosion Gabon

    Erosion on Mandji Island, Gabon

  • Ghana Fisheries

    Beach seine fisheries in Ghana

  • Slide One

    African coral reefs in danger

  • Slide Two
  • World Oceans Day
    World Oceans Day, June 8

Ninth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium

The ninth Scientific Symposium of the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), will be held from 26-31 October 2015 in Durban, South Africa. The symposium, which organized by WIOMSA in collaboration with the University of KwaZulu-Natal and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) 


ODINAFRICA News & Updates

NF-POGO Centre of Excellence in Observational Oceanography Call for applications - Deadline 15 March 2015!

Become an International Ocean Expert. Starting in the autumn of 2015, scholars will receive ten months of training to include one month of formal introductory training, followed by detailed courses emphasising core skills, training and and specialised scientific topics.


Call for Applications: 2015 Conservation Team Awards - Deadline 23 FEB 2015

Applications for the 2015 Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Conservation Team Awards are now open! In 2015 CLP will only be accepting proposals for projects to be implemented in the following African countries: Algeria, Angola, Egypt, Libya, Mozambique, South Africa.


WWF’s Russel E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN) - Deadline for Applications 28 FEB 2015

Building Capacity for Ocean Management - WWF’s Russel E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN) is offering fellowships for grantees from Kenya, Tanzania and Madagascar.



Registration for the ICAN workshop now open - Deadline 28 Feb 2015

Registration for the ICAN workshop to be held in Cape Town on April 19-20 2015, just before CoastGIS, is now open.


The Namibian Dolphin Project is looking for interns for March-August 2015

Apply now! The Namibian Dolphin Project research internship is a once in a lifetime opportunity for students and enthusiasts to join dedicated scientists who are conducting marine research in a challenging, beautiful and remote environment.

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