Marine Conservation organizations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East
MeRiS Mediterraneo Research and Development (APS)
Dolphins, Marine research, Citizen science, Ecotourism
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.