In the tropics: Between palms, monkeys and ALAN

Greetings from Malaysia—Cheow Mei and Max wanted to have a cool Malaysian greeting here, but people here just say “Hi.” Fortunately, English is the second official language in Malaysia, so Max’s Malaysian vocabulary is limited to “Thank you,” “How are you,” and “Hi.“ We, Cheow Mei and Max work together on the GAME project at […]

Hej från Åland

This year’s Finnish GAME team is made up of two German students, Saskia and Florentin, who are studying at the universities of Tübingen and Stuttgart, respectively. Our project is based at the Husö Biologiska Station on the beautiful Åland archipelago. It consists of thousands of small islands that are located in the Baltic Sea west […]

Iceland or rather the land of endless summer day light

Hæ frá Ísafirði! We are Marlene and Julia, both from Germany and 24 years old, and together we are Team Iceland. Our adventure in this year’s GAME project unfolds in the breathtaking landscape of Iceland’s Westfjords. More specifically in the charming town of Ísafjörður – the capital of the Westfjords – with about 2.700 inhabitants. […]

No rest for the undeployed

Snorkelling through colourful coral reefs, diving into the deep unknown, and cruising through ice and snow on research vessels such as Polarstern. These are activities that most of you will probably expect if you hear that we are budding marine biologists. And honestly, this is also what we had in mind when we started pursuing […]

Hola from sunny Cádiz

This year, for the first time, a GAME project takes place at the Instituto Universitario de Investigación Marina (INMAR) in Cádiz, Spain. We’re Raquel (ES) and Chiara (DE) and together we are Team Spain 2023. Right now, we are in the middle of our experiment. Our GAME project looks at the influence of artificial light […]