April 4, 2024

BWB – From steep to flat

Two extremes lie close together on Madeira’s coast. Capo Girao is well known to travelers to Madeira. Impressive and majestic, Capo Girao rises 580 meters into the […]
January 25, 2024

BWB – Race against time

The Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) is a solo traveler in the vastness of the ocean. They travel through the sea in search of food. But to […]
January 23, 2024

BWB – Far to the west

Lighthouses are not only pretty to look at and make perfect photo objects, they also serve as important navigation signs, especially at night, warning of shallows […]
January 20, 2024

BWB – Beyond Madeira’s Waters, where do they go next?

The azure waters surrounding Madeira are an underwater theater, hosting an annual spectacle: the migration of majestic pilot whales, sperm whales, and playful Atlantic spotted dolphins. […]
October 30, 2023

BWB – Understanding Wildfires in Madeira Island and How We Can Help

Nestled in the heart of the Atlantic Ocean, Madeira Island boosts with stunning landscapes, lush forests, and vibrant flora and fauna. However, this natural paradise faces […]
October 27, 2023

It’s baby season in the Atlantic!

In the heart of the Atlantic Ocean, a remarkable adventure unfolds. This spring beep beneath the surface, sperm whales embark on an extraordinary pregnancy journey that […]
October 25, 2023

Why marine mammals are climate sentinels

What actually is an climate or ecosystem sentinel ? It is something that indicates an ecosystem response to environmental changes and variability, that would have been […]
June 8, 2023

World Ocean Day 2023

The sea is our blue office, the marine habitat where we can meet our oceanic friends. Unfortunately, this habitat is often very polluted. One of the […]
December 20, 2022

Fish aggregation devices

Our modern fishing fleets have come up with many tricks to have a good catch and run prosperous businesses. One of these are fish aggregating devices […]