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New Website, New Status, Same Mission

It’s with great pleasure and a bit of pride that we are introducing our new website. Feel free to explore it and to give us some feedback. After 12 years, the former design of our website had become an internet dinosaur, so time has come to create something new. One prominent feature of the new…
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Antarctica 2020

Dear family and friends, I find it difficult to put this experience into words, but I think the pictures speak by themselves. Upon return from Antarctica, the Coronavirus has caught us off guard, because Argentina has put the World Explorer under quarantine just before the last members of the expedition team could disembark. Together with…
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Review Season 2019

We wish all our partners, former team members, volunteers, interns, sponsors and friends of Mériscope a very Happy New Year. We have put together a short review of those memorable moments that have made 2019 such a magnificent year. 

World Marine Mammal Conference in Barcelona, December 2019

Our Team spent a wonderful stay in Barcelona !In addition to interesting workshops and talks, we met some nice people and ate some delicious Spanish food.

Review Season 2018

We wish all our partners, former team members, volunteers, interns, sponsors and friends of Mériscope a very Happy New Year. We have put together a short review of those memorable moments that have made 2018 such a magnificent year. 

MérisCool – New Program of Mériscope

One goal of MérisCool is to develop a school program – for the time being – for Canadian students of the secondary level: The idea is to offer courses of different duration (from ½ up to 4 days) based on different modules such as lectures on different topics, various group projects and of course boat…
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Our New Board Member

Before joining our team in 2017, Jacqueline Egger has been working as a biology teacher at the Kantonsschule Hohe Promenade in Zurich, Switzerland, for more than 10 years. She has earned a Master from the University of Zurich and she has always had a profound interest in marine science. She has been involved in a…
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Antarctica 2018

As I am writing these lines, our ship “Ocean Diamond” is exploring the icy waters south of the polar circle. It is my second season as marine biology lecturer and zodiac guide with Quark Expeditions. Since words can not adequately describe the magic of this continent, its landscapes and its wildlife, I have put together…
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Review Season 2017

We wish all our partners, former team members, volunteers, interns, sponsors and friends of Mériscope a very Happy New Year. We have put together a short review of those memorable moments that have made 2017 such a magnificent year. 

Documentary «Le Mériscope»

In August 2017, a documentary entitled “Le Mériscope” and lasting 30 minutes was broadcast on TVR7, a regional TV program in the Province of Québec. It’s an accurate portrait of our course program, the contaminant study and the project with the new research station. Our thanks go to the entire team of TVR7 for their…
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