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ORI researchers head to Madagascar for Project Suitcase

While visiting south-east Madagascar in 2008 following research in the Mozambique channel, the Oceanographic Research Institute’s (ORI) Dr Sean Fennessy was struck by how similar the coastal environment appeared to the coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Mazda Wildlife Fund supports ORI Coral Reef Research

The Mazda Wildlife Fund has supported the Oceanographic Research Institute’s (ORI) Coral Reef Programme for more than two decades. Mazda’s commitment commenced in 1992 when the fund decided to include the ORI Coral Reef Programme in its flagship suite of conservation-orientated projects.

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WIOFish Database

Small-scale fisheries of the western Indian Ocean (WIO) play an important role in assuring food security for coastal people and therefore directly contribute to poverty alleviation,

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South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Project (SWIOFP)

SWIOFP is a regional fisheries research project that focuses on shared offshore resources of nine countries: Comoros, France, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique,

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