Press articles

Copies of News articles featuring the seamounts project

Quest Magazine

Quest Magazine

Volume 6, Number 1, 2010

Quest magazine, published by the Academy of Science for South Africa, featured the article Understanding the ocean floor on the 2009 seamounts cruise and an interview of Riaan Cedras, one of the five South African scientists who participated in the survey, A life on the ocean wave.

ASCLME Newsletter

ASCLME Newsletter

Vol. 1, Issue 1, April 2010

The ASCLME Newsletter features a four-page article on the Seamouts Cruise, illustrated with many pictures. The main article is available in English, French and Portuguese.

Terra da Gente

Terra da gente

January 2010

The Brazilian magazine covered the seamounts cruise in their January edition (in Portuguese).

BBC Earth News

BBC Earth News

November - December 2009

The adventures of the 2009 Seamounts Expedition are told through a weekly diary on BBC Earth News and accompanied with photo galleries.

Week-end Argus

Week-end Argus

December 21, 2009

The most widely read weekend paper in Western Cape, South Africa, covered the arrival of the seamounts cruise in Port Elizabeth.

Die Burger

Die Burger

December 21, 2009

The South African newspaper Die Burger covered the arrival of the seamounts cruise in Port Elizabeth (In Afrikaans).
 

The Herald

The Herald

December 21, 2009

The South African newspaper The Herald covered the arrival of the cruise in Port Elizabeth.

Fox News

Hatchet fish Argyropelecus aculeatus

November 18, 2009

Oddgeir Alvheim's picture of a hatchet fish was selected by Fox News as one of the best science photos of the week.

Journal de l'Ile de la Réunion

JIR

November 11, 2009

The Journal de l'Ile de la Réunion covered the departure of the scientific expedition, in an article entitled An expedition is about to explore five seamounts in the Indian Ocean (in French).

Le Journal de l'Ile de la Réunion a couvert le départ de l'expédition scientifique, dans un article intitulé: Une expédition part explorer cinq monts sous-marins de l'océan Indien.
 

Le Quotidien de la Réunion

Le Quotidien de la Réunion

November 11, 2009

The Quotidien de la Réunion covered the departure of the scientific expedition in an article entitled Mountain fishes (in French).

Le Quotidien de la Réunion a couvert le départ de l'expédition scientifique, dans un article intitulé Les poissons des montagnes.

Journal de l'Ile de la Réunion

JIR article

September 3, 2009

The Journal de l'île de la Réunion (JIR) featured an article on the seamounts project and the 2009 seamounts cruise (in French).

Le Journal de l'île de la Réunion (JIR) présente le projet monts sous-marins et l'expédition scientifique au départ de l'île dans son article Les monts sous-marins de l'océan Indien sous l'oeil des scientifiques.

WIOMSA Magazine

WIOMSA magazine

People and the environment. Issue no. 2, June 2009

The WIOMSA magazine featured an article of the seamounts project entitled Moutains under the sea.

WIOMSA Newsbrief

WIOMSA Newsbrief

Issue 1, March 2009

The WIOMSA (Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association) Newsbrief featured Unveiling the hidden life of the Indian Ocean, an article presenting the 2009 seamounts cruise.

SANCOR e-newsletter

SANCOR

Issue 188

SANCOR (South African Network for Coastal and Oceanic Research) featured Pioneering Indian Ocean cruises begin in August, an article presenting the 2009 cruises of the Dr Fridtjof Nansen, including the seamounts cruise.