Every citizen and stakeholder plays a global actor in our ‘race’ to protect our oceans.

With this in mind, apart from the school educational programme, MARE-Madeira offers workshops, public talks, laboratory visits, summer activities, and participate in science fairs.

In addition, MARE-Madeira regularly organizes beach and underwater cleaning activities involving the local community, displays photographic exhibitions of their work and flagship species in public centres, gives TV and radio interviews, and have established numerous protocols/collaborations with local stakeholders towards outreach activities (e.g., with Port Santo Line, whale watching operators, diving centres).

Diadema africanum

Record of mortality of long-spined sea urchins in Madeira…   Recently, considerable mortality rates of long-spined sea urchins (Diadema africanum)… Read more »

School activities

Our researchers carry out activities in schools in the region and participate in science dissemination events related to the topics… Read more »