Urgent call
   
  Synthesis
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  The decline
  Conservation needs
 

What should be done

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  The Mediterranean common dolphin
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This call is made by
 
     
 

Alnitak Marine Research Centre

Spain

Blue World
Institute of Marine Research and Conservation

Croatia

Cetacean Alliance
Supranational

CIRCE
Conservation Information and Research on Cetaceans

Spain

Delphis
Mediterranean Dolphin Conservation

Italy

MOm
Hellenic Society for the Protection of the Monk Seal

Greece

Morigenos
Marine Mammal Research and Conservation Society

Slovenia

Oceana

Supranational

OceanCare

Switzerland

Pelagos Cetacean Research Institute

Greece

Tethys Research Institute

Italy

WDCS
The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society

Supranational

WWF Greece

Greece

 

This call for action is consistent with the recommendations to preserve marine biodiversity made in UNEP’s Mediterranean Action Plan, and with the strong calls for the conservation of Mediterranean common dolphins made by the Parties to the UNEP/CMS Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans in the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area (ACCOBAMS), also ratified by Greece.

 

 

This call is endorsed by the following experts:

 

Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara, Ph.D.

Chair, Scientific Committee of ACCOBAMS (UNEP/CMS Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans in the Black Sea, Mediterranan Sea and Continguous Atlantic Area)

Regional Coordinator for the Mediterranean, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas - Marine

Randall R. Reeves, Ph.D.

Chair, IUCN Cetacean Specialist Group - Species Survival Commission