Event: Interactions between shipping and cetaceans

On the occasion of the stopover of the boat Eagle II in the Principality of Monaco of the Pelagos expedition of the Association “We Are Méditerranée”, the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic area – ACCOBAMS, in collaboration with Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Pelagos Initiative and the Yacht Club of Monaco, organised on october 18th, 2023, an event to raise awareness about interactions between shipping and cetaceans.

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Opening of a Position for a Programme and Project Officer at the ACCOBAMS Secretariat

The ACCOBAMS Secretariat is looking for a Program & Project Officer, who will be  primarily responsible for managing and monitoring projects.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to the attention of the ACCOBAMS Executive Secretary – ssalvador@accobams.net – before 31/12/2023. The application must include a detailed CV, as well as documents on training and professional experience of the candidate as required in this job offer.

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Sperm whales in the Adriatic

A few weeks ago a group of five sperm whales visited the research area of the Blue World Institute in the central Adriatic. Animals have been monitored for several hours and the Blue World Institute made public appearances and press releases in order to raise awareness and ask citizens and tourists to report their observations in case animals continued moving north as there was apossibility they might get stranded (as previously happened).

In addition, the Blue World Institute has High Quality photos of these animals that are ready to be shared with scientists from the Mediterranean that would like to try and match them in their photo-id catalogues.

In case anyone isinterested in using this photos please contact the Blue World Institute