Fondazione Cetacea

Viale Torino 7/A-47838, Riccione (RN), Italy

Region Active

Europe

Non-profit

Activity

Marine research, Marine conservation education and awareness, Protection of marine life, Rehabilitation of injured turtles

Description

The Cetacea Foundation is committed to protect the marine ecosystem, especially the Adriatic sea, through activities of education and conservation. It uses the valuable contribution of biologists, veterinarians, scientists and volunteers. It is active in the rescue of animals in need, especially sea turtles and cetaceans, with an important rescue center for marine turtles in the Adriatic. In addition the foundation works to educate students and collaborates with public institutions and associations in projects regarding education for sustainable living, respect and preservation of the marine environment. The foundation has carried out research mainly on large marine vertebrates (cetaceans, turtles and sharks), in association with research institutes.