Monthly Archives: October 2013

Studying the Ocean using Craft Supplies

Something you might not expect would be helpful in marine research: Plaster of Paris. Believe it or not, this craft supply can be used to analyze currents and water flow in the ocean. Here at A Rocha, we on the marine team worked to place multiple plaster of Paris “cakes” at different patch reefs around […]

Rocky Platform research

A Rocha Kenya’s marine programme have been focusing recently on rocky platforms along the shoreline of Watamu Marine National Park. Robert Sluka, Director of the Marine Conservation and Research Programme recently presented a poster on our research at The Oxford University Biodiversity Institute’s Biosymposium 2013. We worked in collaboration with Senior Coastal Scientist Dr. O.S. […]