ODO becomes ACCOBAMS Partner

ACCOBAMS webOceanomare Delphis Onlus becomes Partner of ACCOBAMS - the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans in the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area - signed by 29 States (including 6 non-parties), and which this year celebrates its 20th year of activity.  

  

 

Last 3rd May Oceanomare Delphis Onlus received the official letter of qualification as Partner of ACCOBAMS - the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans in the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area.

Through cooperation, ACCOBAMS partners (organisations and institutions technically qualified in cetacean conservation) support and implement the mission to reduce threats and improve knowledge of cetaceans in the areas covered by the Agreement.

The role of a partner is essential for the implementation on a national level of international conservation strategies set out by the ACCOBAMS. Every partner, therefore, contributes on a regular basis to the further development and application of policies, technical and scientific tools of the Agreement and assists Parties to meet their obligations under the Agreement.

Oceanomare Delphis Onlus thus joins an important network of organisations and research institutes worldwide working jointly towards this common goal, and will contribute with its knowledge, research efforts and public awareness activities to assist, advice and implement ACCOBAMS mission.

Science and knowledge are crucial to the understanding of how the natural world works and how humans impact on it: the collaboration between scientists, conservation professionals, administrators and policy-makers is essential to incorporate scientific information into decisions management of the marine environment” as affirmed by Daniela Silvia Pace, president of Oceanomare Delphis, while commenting on the new partnership with ACCOBAMS.