Nine cetaceans species are qualified as threatened in the Mediterranean basin

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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...

WALLY, A GRAY WHALE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA

WALLY, A GRAY WHALE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA

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...

#ARRESTALERESTE

#ARRESTALERESTE

The Coordinamento Tutela Mare (CTM) promoted by the Marine Protected Area Gaiola, includes 18 NGOs dedicated to the protection of the marine environment in the Gulf of Naples on Friday, March 26, 2021, from 16:30 to 18:30 will present the Project #arrestalereste,...

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

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