Marine Conservation organizations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East
Sea Shepherd Italy
Sea Shepherd Italia
Protection of marine life, Conservation of marine and coastal diversity
Formed in 1977, Sea Shepherd is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to stop the destruction of natural habitat and the slaughter of wildlife in the world's oceans in order to conserve and protect the ecosystem and different species. After the Sea Shepherd MV Steve Irwin flagship landed in La Spezia in July 2010, the Sea Shepherd group in Italy was officially born, legally represented by the Sea Shepherd Italia Onlus organization. Their projects including combatting illegal fishing in the Mediterranean and protecting marine protected areas, Syracuse being one such example.