New report on current state of implementation of the regional marine mammal action
Whale Safe is a tool that displays both visual and acoustic whale detections in the Santa Barbara Channel. It also includes a blue whale habitat model that predicts the likelihood of blue whale presence.
Guidelines to prevent and reduce bycatch of marine mammals in capture fisheries
The Guidelines to Prevent and Reduce Bycatch of Marine Mammals in Capture Fisheries were produced by FAO in response to the request from the Committee on Fisheries at its Thirty-third Session in 2018 to develop technical guidelines on this subject, and are directed at decision-makers, planners, managers and all those involved in developing and implementing policy and technical interventions which relate to the bycatch of marine mammals in fisheries.
The Vara2 Stranding App
The Vara2 Stranding App is presented as a guide tool, aimed not only at marine environment professionals and related personnel but also at common people so that they can properly attend animal stranding events and allow information to be collected in a correct and standardized.
Migratory Connectivity in the Ocean (MiCO)
The consortium behind the MiCO system is working to transform available data into actionable knowledge that can be incorporated into international management and policy frameworks to protect and sustainably manage migratory species (including marine mammals, marine turtles, seabirds).