Monthly Archives: 28/03/2017

İstanbul’un çocukları İstanbul’un yunusları ve deniz kuşlarıyla buluşuyor!

İstanbul’un çocukları İstanbul’un yunusları ve deniz kuşlarıyla buluşuyor!

Deniz Memelileri Araştırma Dernegi ve 1000motocu1000çocuk projesinin beraber hayata geçirdiği proje ile her ay 10 çocuk İstanbul Boğazı’nda tura çıkacak ve buradaki yunus ve deniz kuşlarını tanıyacak. Projemizin ana amacı, maddi imkanı kısıtlı olan çocuklara ulaşarak, yunusları ve deniz kuşlarını doğal ortamlarında görmelerini sağlamak ve mutlu bir gün geçirmelerine yardımcı olmaktır. Bu kapsamda geziye katılan… Read more

CLEAN BEACHES, HEALTY OCEANS, SAFE DOLPHINS!

CLEAN BEACHES, HEALTY OCEANS, SAFE DOLPHINS!

Marine litter is a global environmental problem and one of the biggest threats to marine animals. The Mediterranean and Adriatic Sea are highly affected by marine litter and belong to the oceans with the highest pollution worldwide. Marine animals often die from the consequences of the marine litter pollution: the mistaking for food, the smothering… Read more

MONTENEGRIN DOLPHIN PROJECT IN THE SOUTH ADRIATIC IS ON

MONTENEGRIN DOLPHIN PROJECT IN THE SOUTH ADRIATIC IS ON

Montenegrin Dolphin Project in collaboration with National History Association of Montenegro and Marine Mammals Research Association has been approved by Rufford Foundation. The project “Integrating Scientific Research with Community Education for Cetacean Conservation and Population Statues in Montenegro” focuses on scientific surveys on dolphins of Montenegro and aims also to increase the public awareness. Adriatic Sea… Read more

STRIPED DOLPHINS ARE HERE !

STRIPED DOLPHINS ARE HERE !

 “Things always seem to happen when you least expect them.” While other eager volunteers left the house before sunrise to be ready to spot dolphins in Bar, the few that were left behind enjoyed their breakfast in piece. Instead of standing and waiting for the sun to warm their limbs, we were sipping tea and coffee and… Read more

NOTHING REALLY HAPPENS BY CHANCE!

NOTHING REALLY HAPPENS BY CHANCE!

As the history has taught us sometimes the best discoveries can be made accidentally…just think about the Universal Law of Gravitation! The anecdote, clearly embellished and perhaps not even documented, tells of a young Isaac Newton, who was peacefully sitting in his garden, when an apple suddenly fell on his head and the brilliant idea… Read more

SECOND PHASE OF OUR RUFFORD PROJECT STARTED

SECOND PHASE OF OUR RUFFORD PROJECT STARTED

The second phase  “Towards eco-system based management of marine mammals in the north-western Levantine Sea” of our project impelemented in Fethiye Bay in 2016 funded by The Rufford Foundation has been aproved. We will be working for conservation of marine mammals in Fethiye and Antalya Bay kicking off  March-2017. Besides, effects of marine litters on… Read more

DENIZ MEMELILERI KORUMA PROJEMIZ KABUL EDILDI

DENIZ MEMELILERI KORUMA PROJEMIZ KABUL EDILDI

2016 yılında Fethiye Körfezi’nde yürüttüğümüz ve The Rufford Foundation tarafından desteklenen projemizin ikinci ayağı “Kuzeybatı Levanten Denizi’nde Ekosistem Temelli Deniz Memelilerinin Korunması” kabul edildi. Mart-2017 itibari ile başlayacağımız projemiz ile bu yıl Fethiye ve Antalya Körfezi’nde deniz memelilerinin korunması için çalışacağız. Yanısıra deniz çöplerinin denizel biyoçeşitlilik ve deniz taşıtlarının memeli davranışları üzerindeki etkileri ve balıkçılık-deniz memelisi… Read more