How may we/you help
We will disseminate the project to local communities, stakeholders, and public authorities of São Tomé e Príncipe.
Visual displays and posters on marine and riverine biodiversity based on project photographs collected at the local institutions, the upgraded of the exhibition “Marine Biodiversity in São Tomé” Museu de Morro Peixe, and a short exhibition of ‘peixinho’ fisheries.
In order to reach a wide national and international audience, this project intends to develop a documentary about ‘peixinho’ life cycle.
A public campaign will be developed to raise awareness about litter management in the rivers and beaches of São Tomé e Príncipe.
Exhibition with garbage collected in the rivers and beaches of São Tomé e Príncipe.
Stakeholder meetings to raise awareness about conservation issues in the rivers and beaches of São Tomé e Príncipe.
Visits to local schools and local communities to develop and offer formal (classes) and informal (games and quizzes) learning opportunities related with the biology and conservation of marine and riverine species.
Intensive courses on data analysis (e.g., R tools), observational oceanography (e.g., satellite remote sensing), marine biodiversity surveys, fisheries, fishing indicators and stock assessment, social sciences and citizen-science, and scientific writing.
Disseminate the LittleFish-STP project’s results at international and national conferences and seminars.
Contribute to scientific support, based on the publication of a series of science-indexed articles and the preparation of comprehensive publications, to be jointly developed for by all project partners.
Integration of local and international students (Bachelor, Master and Doctoral courses) to develop their academic projects/theses under the scope of the LittleFish-STP project.
Integration in the Collaborative Center of Excellence in Marine Sciences (CCEMAR) already in development throughout other project (Luandawaterfront – Angola).