SubMON

Carrer d'Ortigosa, 14, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Region Active

Europe

Non-profit

2008

Activity

Marine conservation awareness and education, Advocacy, Protection of marine life, Biodiversity, Marine research, Whales, Dolphins, Seagrass, Molluscs, Citizen science, Marine pollution

Description

Submon aims to conserve marine biodiversity and to achieve the sustainable use of the marine environment by promoting a change in the relationship between society and the sea, through on-site actions and using and transmitting knowledge. The organization develops its own projects, mainly directed towards the conservation, the study and awareness of the marine environment, and always with a clear social and sustainable development character. This includes is a strong programme for schools and on ocean literacy. Their many and extensive projects include research and protection of whales, dolphins, sea turtles, molluscs, seagrass meadows, amongst others. An influential body, their expertise is widely sought after internationally.