ECS 2022_HABITAT USE

ECS 2022_HABITAT USE

In the framework of the 33rd conference of the European Cetacean Society, in the section “habitat use”, our association presented a study entitled Core habitats of bottlenose dolphins in the MPA Regno di Nettuno, Gulf of Naples, Italy. Species conservation...
ECS 2022_BIOLOGY

ECS 2022_BIOLOGY

The 33rd European Cetacean Society conference was held virtually this week. The theme of this year’s conference was: Marine Mammal Research and Conservation Effort – Are we on the right path? The chosen theme stimulated the conventional approach to marine...
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...
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...