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The Project: Permaculture, Sustainable Community. From March 2014

We Need Volunteers, Scuba divers, Intern and Trainees, to help us maintain a joint sustainable permaculture community, combining Marine and Terrestrial research to create a centre for learning and experimentation, in sustainable organic and marine farming.

The location is; Newieba, Dahab, and Mt St Katherine’s in beautiful South Sinai, where we will be constructing, implementing, monitoring, maintaining, fish, fauna, mangrove, coral propagation and cultivation techniques, to compliment organic farming and building projects using recycled and natural materials wherever possible. Water recycling, natural desalination methods. Alternative power methods will also be investigated and implemented.

Applicants must be willing to share ideas, be creative, and help where necessary. On site training will be   given by our team and course certification will be given where applicable. The projects will begin in April 2013 and are open all year round. So contact us as soon as possible to be sure of a place at a time that suits you, discounts for groups and clubs.

Help us make a difference !

Survey diver

Diver Impact on Dahab’s Reefs

This project is sponsored by RED SEA RESEARCH Ltd to facilitate data gathering useful to marine research while training. Unqualified volunteers will be trained to collect, catalogue and store data under the direct supervision of our in house Marine Biologist. Upon qualification and after a satisfactory assessment of both practical …  read more


Anemone fish Photo by R. CareyReef Rehabilitation and Coral Propagation

Research into coral propagation for reef rehabilitation is a new science and depending on the local environment the results can vary dramatically. RED SEA RESEARCH in collaboration with the South Sinai Marine Protectorate (SSMP) are planning to conduct experiments to develop a system of coral propagation and …   read more


Eel garden reef, Dahab Photo by R. CareyEnvironmental Trap Fishing

RED SEA RESEARCH is developing a trap fishing program involving the local Bedouin community. The traps are constructed of biodegradable and natural materials allowing local fishermen to catch live fish unharmed, enabling the release of mature and inedible fish. This project requires volunteers to survey areas known to be targeted by …  read more

For background information and conditions for participation in the above projects click here

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