Study Visit – WhaleWatching – Beaulieu-sur-mer

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

As part of the ACCOBAMS project, supported by the MAVA Foundation, which aims to improve the conservation of endangered marine species, such as cetaceans, sea turtles, seabirds and promote responsible fishing practices in the Mediterranean, the ACCOBAMS Secretariat organized a study visit on pescatourism and whale watching in Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur (France) and in Liguria (Italy). This study visit, which runs from April 16 to 20, 2018, aims to discover pescatourism and whale watching activities and to exchange with professional operators in France and Italy.

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Call for proposals – Feasibility study and experimentation on the use of drones for Cetaceans monitoring in the ACCOBAMS Area

The ACCOBAMS Secretariat is launching a call for proposals, within the framework of the ACCOBAMS Survey Initiative (ASI) project, in order to conduct a feasibility study on the potential of using drones for collecting data on cetacean distribution and abundance in the ACCOBAMS Agreement Area and to conduct a pilot demonstration activity at small scale.

The deadline for submitting proposals is 13 May 2018.

Call for Proposal: Monitoring with drones