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Street Whale: when art meets science to celebrate whales

The African Marine Mammal Conservation Organization (AMMCO) organised a festival in November 2021 entitled STREET WHALE, to raise awareness and promote the conservation of whales and other aquatic megafauna species as well as their habitat in Cameroon through the combination of art and scientific discussion forums. Its main (and largest!) outcome is a 12-meter-long plastic whale, accompanying […]

Protecting large cetaceans from ship strikes in the Mediterranean

Ship collision is internationally recognised as a major threat to cetaceans, including in the Mediterranean Sea, which is one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world. As maritime transport in the Mediterranean basin is expected to increase in the coming years, further measures to prevent collisions are needed. The following Mediterranean countries, France, Italy, Spain, […]

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