Marine mammals

Dugong Project: PhD opportunities

A consortium of institutions is beginning a multi-year study of the occurrence, numbers and identity of dugongs in the Western Indian Ocean (Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya and Seychelles).

15 April 2014

Call for expressions of interest: Project Coordinator

This is a call for Expressions of Interest in the position of Project Coordinator for an international Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project.

03 April 2014

How Abu Dhabi is saving the dugong

Abu Dhabi, 27 March 2014 -Abu Dhabi is leading efforts to protect the elusive marine mammal associated with mermaid legends. GN Focus explains what its decline means for the region's marine economy.

01 April 2014

Saudi Arabia Signs Dugong MOU

Abu Dhabi , 3 March 2013 - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has confirmed its support towards the protection of dugongs and their vital seagrass habitats by becoming the 26th Signatory State to the CMS Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation and Management of Dugongs and their Habitats throughout their Range (Dugong MOU).

19 March 2014

Twenty-Six Countries Meet to Progress Sea Cow and Seagrass Conservation

Manila, Philippines, 20 February 2013 - The Second Signatory State Meeting for the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation and Management of Dugongs and their Habitats throughout their Range (Dugong MOU) was hosted by the Government of the Philippines on 19 and 20 February in Manila, Philippines.

14 March 2014