1. Waitt Foundation

    Welcome to Ilha das Flores in the Açores ! We’re already diving and setting our BRUVs and dropcams after arriving in the early morning . Tomorrow we will tie up in town and host local school kids for #WorldOceansDay . Another day’s work and then we’re off to Corvo . With Oceano Azul Foundation . #BlueAzores

  2. Dusky grouper

    A dusky grouper during #oceanoazulexpedtion to Azores with Waitt Foundation National Geographic Ocean #pristineseas Marinha Portuguesa Estrutura de Missão para a Extensão da Plataforma Continental (EMEPC) Shot by @manusanfelix_official An Endangered species (IUCN Red List) widely targeted across its global range as adults for food , and is extremely slow to reach sexual maturity (around 5 years i . . .

  3. Oceano Azul Foundation

    " The end goal of this expedition is to help leave a permanent mark on the conservation of this ecosystem . " – Emanuel Golçalves , chief scientist at #OceanoAzulFoundation Back in 2016 , we embarked on our first scientific expedition to the Azores with the Waitt Foundation and National Geographic Ocean's #PristineSea to evaluate the state of the marine ecosystems in the eastern group of islands . Tw . . .

  4. Oceano Azul Foundation

    We are thrilled to share that 150 , 000 square kilometres of the Azorean sea , will now be new Marine Protected Areas . Thanks to this ground-breaking decision made by the Regional Government of the Azores , and supported by the Oceano Azul Foundation and our partners at the Waitt Institute the unique natural heritage of the Azores archipelago will be protected , promoted and valued #BlueAzores Learn mo . . .

  5. Waitt Foundation

    After 2 years , 2 scientific expeditions covering both the eastern and western Azores , multiple incredible scientific findings and some truly inspiring ongoing international collaboration for ocean conservation , it’s finally time to share what we’ve been working on with the Waitt Institute . Tune in this Thursday , February 28th for an important moment in ocean sustainability #BlueAzores • Vide . . .