Cetacean Conservation Module
Raising awareness to the future stakeholders and decision-makers about issues linked to the marine environment is the main objective of this project organised thanks to the support of the Italian Ministry of Environment and of the Government of the Principality of Monaco.
Learn to apply the methods and techniques for sampling as well as
Gaining knowledge on the distribution and behaviour of cetaceans
Gaining knowledge on the threats cetaceans are facing and
Gaining knowledge on the legal and legislative settings
8 ACCOBAMS Experts provided the teaching module for the conservation of cetaceans to more than 300 University students in six ACCOBAMS Parties and both in English & French.
1. Presentation of the teaching module (2h)
2. Species of cetaceans (10h)
Identification of the relevant species for the ACCOBAMS area
3. Cetacean threats and conservation measures (6h)
Interactions with fishing activities
4. Study techniques (8h)
5. Legal and legislative settings related to the conservation of cetaceans (4h)