Nine cetaceans species are qualified as threatened in the Mediterranean basin

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An agreement for the conservation of the submarine canyon of Cuma

An agreement for the conservation of the submarine canyon of Cuma

We are pleased to announce a new collaboration between our organization and the Ventotene and Santo Stefano Islands Natural Marine Protected Area for the study of cetaceans, as well as the recent twinning between the MPA Regno di Nettuno and the MPA of Ventotene. The...

Tolomeo, a sperm whale victim of a collision

Tolomeo, a sperm whale victim of a collision

Collisions with large ships, particularly cargo ships, are among the greatest threats to sperm whales in the Mediterranean Sea. The number of ships and the speed at which ships can travel has increased globally in recent decades, which means an increased risk of...



On April 14th, we received from the Director of the Marine Protected Area of the Islands of Ventotene and Santo Stefano the report of the sighting of a large cetacean in Frontone, Ponza Island. The video shot by the Local Coast Guard showed a large cetacean with a...

The endangered short beaked common dolphin is disappearing from the Mediterranean Sea.

Our last article on the decline of the Ischia local population.

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Expeditions are open to everybody who wish to share and work enthusiastically on the field. Everybody can participate. The Project is almost exclusively supported by the financial contribution of participants. The money you pay to participate in the program will be used to cover the project running costs. The financial contribution of the project participants is essential to allow study and conservation activities to continue.

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With a small donation, you can support our research activities and the conservation of cetaceans in the Mediterranean, but also you can adopt a whale or a dolphin or pass the adoption to friends and family.
With this simple action, you will form a special bond with your whale and at the same time, you will help to protect their populations and the environment in which they live.


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For the valorization of the environmental heritage

Oceanomare Delphis and the Municipality of Casamicciola Terme have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and an Agreement aimed at the dissemination of scientific and educational material collected on cetaceans on the island of Ischia.