Saoirse from Ireland tells us about her passion for animals. She would like to pursue her career in conservation research, and to study in particular the effect of anthropogenic sounds on marine mammals.
I’ve never been very brave, but this internship made me face my fears: to interact with people I don’t know and to try new experiences. I’ll go home braver. I had my first surf lesson, travel alone by train, saw dolphins, birds, fish and geckos. I will never thank enough these people!
I come from France where I studied Biology and work in the terrestrial ecosystem management field. I love nature and spending time outside practicing many sports. I joined Delfini del Ponente to get to know about the marine ecosystem as well. In few days I’ve already seen bottlenose and striped dolphins, marine birds and a sun fish!
I’m really appreciating the weeks spent in Italy. I’m fascinated by Italian culture and lifestyle. Italian food will always have a special place in my hearth because of the passion, time and dedication they put into it. I’d like to move here for a while, speaking Spanish I’m sure I’ll learn the language quickly.
After a week in the office, it’s time to go outside and explore! Together with Francesca and Joshua we set off for a hike that starts in the village of Rocchetta Nervina. The the path nestled between the mountainside and the river gave us a breathtaking view and an unforgivable swim in the cold waters.
Nicolas lives on the west coast of France, and has been in love with the ocean forever! He is studying marine biology, dreaming of being able to study sharks! He can't wait to learn about the marine species of the Mediterranean Sea.
Hello! My name is Danielle and I was born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada, a city located in the middle of the country, surrounded by prairies, lakes, and rivers. I pretty much spent my childhood exploring the great outdoors and it is through experiences such as backcountry hiking, canoeing, fishing, sailing, and camping that my