Bijagos Fall 2019 Expedition

We are currently in the midst of preparing for another expedition to the beautiful Bijagos Archipelago in Guinea Bissau. With a core team of 6 researchers and students of the University of Groningen (RUG) and the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) and two technicians and drone operators from The Fieldwork Company we willContinue reading “Bijagos Fall 2019 Expedition”

The Bijagos Archipelago, a West African biodiversity hotspot.

The Bijagos Archipelago is located off the coast of Guinea Bissau in West Africa, and consists of around 88 islands and islets. The archipelago is particularly known for its extensive mangrove forests, the population of hippos that roam free on Orango, and the culture of the local Bij√≥go communities which is strongly influenced by localContinue reading “The Bijagos Archipelago, a West African biodiversity hotspot.”