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March 27, 2024

Key results from our sixth season

Here we go! A little summary of our 2023 season. This year was particularly unusual, and our scientific activities were […]

August 17, 2023

Back in Nosy Be for our sixth season

For 2023 we decided to head to Nosy Be earlier in the year than we normally would to allow us to […]

January 25, 2023

Results from the 2022 season

After two years away, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were relieved and excited to be able to return to […]

December 26, 2022

2022 Season Highlights

Hi everyone, As I wrap up the season here in Nosy Be and feel the familiar bittersweet nostalgia closing in, […]

October 20, 2022

Our fifth season: finally back in the field!

🇬🇧 And the whale sharks are here 🥳   After the 2019 season ended, like everyone we got caught in […]

June 1, 2022

An update on our 2020 season

Sadly, due to the pandemic we couldn’t return to Madagascar to run our field season like every year from September […]

January 11, 2020

2019: Our biggest season comes to an end

This year, again, was rather unusual. Unlike last year when they arrived in October, this season whale sharks started showing […]

October 26, 2019

The 2019 season: a mid-season update

Whale sharks everywhere ! This season has been incredibly busy, as whale sharks started showing up in August already! This […]

August 26, 2019

Latest news before the season starts

In the last few months we have been busy working on many things, and are excited for what is looking […]

June 22, 2019

2018: What a season !

Our team has now left Nosy Be in anticipation of the usual leaving date of the whale sharks but it […]

June 22, 2019

The Start of the Season

Sorry it’s been a while, we have been incredibly busy! While the whale sharks were initially late, they have arrived […]

June 22, 2019

Season Highlights

The end of field seasons always bears a bittersweet feeling, relief mixed with sadness. Here is a summary of the […]

June 22, 2019

2017 Season, bring it on!

The first two weeks of the season have flown by ! A lot is planned this year, starting with the Festival de […]

June 22, 2019

The End of our First Season

A month ago the Madagascar Whale Shark Project’s first season came to an end. After completing all the end of […]

June 22, 2019

2016 Season – Sustainable Tourism & Tracking Sharks

Two months into the season already! For those who haven’t been able to follow our project updates on Facebook, here is […]

June 22, 2019

2016: The Project Begins!

Nearly two years ago, I swam with whale sharks off Nosy Be, the north western coast of Madagascar, for the […]