Me.Ri.S

MeRiS Mediterraneo Research and Development (APS)

 Via Milano 8, 92026 Favara (AG), Sicilia, Italy

Region Active

Europe

Non-profit, Research

Activity

Dolphins, Marine research, Citizen science, Ecotourism

Description

MeRiS works for the protection of marine mammals and their environment in the Mediterranean Sea. It engages in research activities for the protection of the sea and biodiversity, with particular regard to the cetacean population of the Strait of Sicily. This includes scientific training activities through research expeditions, training courses and internships, amongst others. It is engaged in various ecotourism activities with the opportunity to engage in cetacean (whale and dolphin) monitoring activities.