Marine mammals

Of Marine Life - and Marine Debris

Bonn, 18 March 2014 - WhaleFest 2014 aspired to be the world’s biggest celebration of whales and dolphins – and the event on 15 and 16 March in Brighton, UK, certainly was outstanding.

18 March 2014

MOU on West African Aquatic Mammals

The CMS Initiative for the Conservation of Marine Mammals in Western Africa

18 March 2014

Western African Aquatic Mammal MOU

Various threats, including direct and accidental catch, coastal development, pollution and habitat degradation, have caused West African marine mammal populations to decline rapidly.

18 March 2014

MoU on the Mediterranean Monk Seal

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning Conservation Measures for the Eastern Atlantic Populations of the Mediterranean Monk Seal (Monachus monachus) was concluded under the auspices of CM

12 March 2014

Pew Awards Malaysian Mammal Scientist the 2014 Fellowship in Marine Conservation

Louisa Ponnampalam, one of the Technical Advisors to the CMS Dugong MoU, has been awarded a 2014 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation to conduct new research on the country’s population of dugongs.

12 March 2014

Pew Awards Scientist Hoyt Peckham the 2014 Fellowship in Marine Conservation

Hoyt Peckham, one of the Technical Advisors to the CMS Dugong MoU, has been awarded a 2014 Pew fellowship in marine conservation to expand on his work on incentivizing sustainable fishing along the coast of Northwest Mexico to other communities in the region and around the world.

12 March 2014