“It doesn’t take too long after arrival to realise how big of a need there is for conservation efforts in Mozambique.  The ignorance of ocean life among adults, the finning market’s draw on local people, and a lack of exposure to marine education in schools, all create an environment that is destructive to marine life and will remain so without intervention.  LTO’s conservation efforts are multi-pronged and comprehensive in trying to deal with all of these issues, something by which I was very impressed.  There is no easy solution to the issues faced in Guinjata, but I feel that LTO’s plan of action is solidRead More →

“Having been a volunteer t for Love The Oceans (LTO) twice, I think it is safe to say it has been two of the best decisions of my life. If you are a marine biologist or anything similar, volunteering with LTO will give you practical, hands-on experience which most employers in marine conservation require. Mozambique and especially Guinjata Bay has become one of my favourite places in the world, because I’ve had so many amazing experiences with marine life and all the people there. Needless to say, diving and snorkelling with humpback whales is an experience I will never forget. LTO is run by extremelyRead More →

“Volunteering for Love The Oceans has been one of the best experiences of my life. The passion of everyone in the organisation is inspiring and creates a great atmosphere in a wonderful part of the world. The programme gives you opportunities to gain a wealth of skills and experience in a wide range of fields associated with conservation biology that I have used innumerable times since and whilst working with the local community it is easy to see the positive impact that LTO has. LTO gave me the opportunity to form friendships with people from all around the world that share the same passion forRead More →

“My time with Love The Oceans was the best experience of my life so far. I learned a lot in a short space of time, gaining skills and experience in a in a variety of areas- from humpback whales to coral reefs. Collecting raw data that will be used to change and implement policies was rewarding and gives me hope for the future, for both the marine environment and the local community. Everyone I met was warm, friendly and welcoming, which was wonderful to feel acceptance when you are far away from home. Experiencing a different culture was eye opening and grounding, which made meRead More →