Living the Light: What influence can artificial lighting at night have on the sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus in Madeira?

Hello, greetings from Portugal. We are Bruna and Marian, a Portuguese-German joint venture. We are based on Madeira Island in the Macaronesia region, which comprises a group of four volcanic archipelagos in the North-Atlantic Ocean (Acores, Canary Islands, Cabo Verde and Madeira). Due to its location about almost 1000 kilometers south-west of Lisbon, the climate […]

GAME is back in Finland

This year, after a long time, Finland has again become one of the European GAME destinations. While the Finnish teams of previous projects were hosted by the the Zoological Station in Tvaerminne, GAME has now moved a bit more to the north and found a new home in the Åland archipelago. However, Team Finland 2021 […]

We have started!

Despite the challenging circumstances caused by the Covid 19 pandemic, GAME 2021 got off to a successful start and all 12 participants are now about to begin their research on the influence of artificial lighting at night (ALAN) on the food consumption and activitiy patterns of marine benthic grazers at various study sites worldwide. Following […]

Test run for GAME 2021

Although, the coronavirus situation makes all kinds of international exchange and travelling very difficult, we are about to launch a new GAME project. It will certainly be different from what GAME projects used to be in previous years, but we are trying hard to maintain the concept, the philosophy and the spirit of the programme […]

Life in plastic isn’t fantastic

“Moin” everyone from the base of GAME, the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel! We are Alisa Berning and Christin Baensch and together we form Team Kiel. As you might expect, GAME in 2020 is totally different from previous projects. The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic forced us to stay in Germany and conduct our experiment […]