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Margaux Chalas is a professional cook. More recently, she obtained her diploma as a professional sailor. In 2015, she joined the Octopus Foundation, where she takes care of a vital role: stewardship.  Furthermore, she is the eyes and ears of the diving crew when they are underwater, looking out for dangers and always available to…

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This autumn, the Octopus Foundation went once again to Albania, to collaborate with archaeologists from Tirana and the University of Geneva.During the 2016 mission to the ancient city of Oricum, Julien Pfyffer and his team used their marine and technological skills to discover submerged remains in the waters of the neighbouring lagoon. The vestiges that had never before…

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In October, the Octopus Foundation met up with three members of the Peau-Bleue association on the shores of the Bassin d’Arcachon, in France, to collaborate on the SYNTESE scientific program. Both operational teams worked alongside local organisations interested in seahorses and Syngnathidae. This first mission away from the Mediterranean Sea proved a perfect opportunity to test and validate various field…

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