Projects supported

Pelagos Expeditions

Pelagos Expeditions

January 2023 - December 2024 / 2 years

Photo reportage through several photographic and scientific expeditions in the heart of the Pelagos Sanctuary. These expeditions will enable us to observe, record and document the various species of marine mammals and their food webs. The collection of images and data will enable the publication of…

In progress
Study of the diet and contamination of cetaceans in the Mediterranean - Blue and white dolphins and Bottlenose dolphins in the Pelagos Sanctuary -(REGALCEMED)

Study of the diet and contamination of cetaceans in the Mediterranean - Blue and white dolphins and Bottlenose dolphins in the Pelagos Sanctuary -(REGALCEMED)

October 2022 - December 2024 / 27 months

This project proposes to deepen our knowledge of the diet of blue and white dolphins and bottlenose dolphins in the Pelagos Sanctuary and also to contribute to the evaluation of the pressures (waste) exerted on these species by analysing the stomach contents of individuals stranded on the French…

In progress
CLIC - Cetacean listening and investigation for conservation

CLIC - Cetacean listening and investigation for conservation

March 2022 - February 2024 / 2 years

The main objectives of the project are to study and monitor marine mammals present in the Pelagos sanctuary area throughout the year. Campaigns at sea will be carried out throughout the year to collect visual and acoustic data, using hydrophones. Website

In progress
PELAGOS

PELAGOS

March 2022 - April 2024 / 26 months

Production of a television documentary film on the large pelagic fauna of the Mediterranean. Photographers Frédéric Larrey and Thomas Roger have been travelling the Mediterranean for the past 20 years in search of this fauna, which is rich, abundant and diverse but still little known.…

In progress
Explore Pelagos

Explore Pelagos

January 2022 - December 2024 / 3 years

Explore Pelagos is a three-week scientific expedition with four stopovers in the Sanctuary area, in France, Monaco and Italy. The scientific mission will collect data on the species and anthropic activities, as well as train and raise awareness among local actors (institutions, managers,…

In progress
TursioNet - A new approach to mitigate conflicts between dolphins and fishermen in the Pelagos sanctuary

TursioNet - A new approach to mitigate conflicts between dolphins and fishermen in the Pelagos sanctuary

January 2022 - December 2024 / 3 years

TursioNet aims to develop an automatic detection system to map and monitor over time the interactions between bottlenose dolphins and nets in the waters of the Pelagos Sanctuary in order to mitigate potential conflicts between dolphins and fishermen. Website

In progress