Last but not least in 2019: The blog from Team South Africa

“Wyneberg, Wyneberg” – a hooting Minibus taxi is racing past us on the way to the upper campus of the University of Cape Town (UCT), a man hangs half out the front-passengers window, smiling and whistling at us. Us being Matthew and Silja, Team South Africa, in short: Team SA, ready to revive the GAME […]

Single but not solitary

Since I learned that the biological effects of microplastics would be the focus of the GAME project in 2019, I was enthusiastic to participate. The effects of microplastics are a subject that I have been studying already in the last years during my undergraduate course in Marine Biology at the Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF) in Niterói, […]

Southisch by Nature – 9 Months of Winter

Happy faces at the moment of the eclipse (Photo: Frieda Wölke)

Hola Cabr@s! It’s Abril and Jonas calling from Chile. We are going to tell you about our first 6 months of our 9-month winter experience in Germany and Chile. We met in Kiel on the last days of the German winter and arrived in Chile at the beginning of winter in the southern hemisphere. But […]

“Olá” from Team Madeira!

Photo by Ana Viotti/Aleste

We would like to first introduce ourselves: So, Ana is 23 years old, from Madeira, but living in the mainland of Portugal for 4 years now, currently doing her Master’s degree in Marine Biology at the University of Aveiro. Marilena is 26 years old and is studying Nutrition, Spanish and Biology to become a teacher […]

Jerusalem prays. Tel Aviv plays. Haifa works…

Good Morning and ma nishma everyone! We are Team Israel and would like to introduce ourselves to you on this issue of the monthly blog about our experiences in the GAME project. We are Anna and Lukas and unlike the other teams, ours consist of two German students. But even though both of us are […]

STARTING IT OFF IN THE LAND-DOWN-UNDER

Greetings! Team Tassie here dropping in to say “Good day!” We’d first like to introduce ourselves – our names are Maria and Vincent. Maria is a German student currently enrolled at the University of Kiel, doing her Master’s degree in Environmental Management. She has previously completed a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences at the University […]

Olá, daqui fala Anne e Mayara, Team Cabo Verde.

Here is a latecoming blog from GAME 2018. We have been the first GAME students to conduct experiments at the Ocean Science Centre Mindelo (OSCM) on the island of São Vicente that belongs to the archipelago of Cabo Verde. It was exciting for us to explore a new GAME site but also exhausting and laborious. […]

The end is near. Thoughts on a project by Team Chile

Last week, we sat with all our GAME friends together, talking, drinking, having fun and suddenly we had this melancholic thought: “damn only one month to go”! Where did all the time go? How fast can a 9-month experience be? We got a bit sad and started talking about all the great things we experienced, […]

Selamat datang di Bogor!

As our time in Indonesia has ended and we are back in Kiel, it’s time to tell you about our experiences: Actually, there are normally about 11 000 km between Ica, an Indonesian student in Bogor and Vroni, who is studying in Bayreuth, Germany. In March, we first met in Kiel at GEOMAR where this […]