Sunday, September 2, 2018

Mediterranean: a sea under surveillance

The Mediterranean Sea concentrates many challenges: tourism, transport, fishing, biodiversity. Considerable efforts have been made over the past 30 years to preserve it.
Scientists monitor the state of health of the Mediterranean Sea through biological monitoring of its richest and most sensitive ecosystems such as posidonia meadows and coralligenous reefs, listening to underwater sounds and bottom mapping.
Through the magnificent underwater images of Roberto Rinaldi and Laurent Ballesta, you will dive into the heart of the Mediterranean Sea and its biodiversity to better understand why/how it is monitored.
You will also discover the latest improvement actions implemented and their results.

They are professional fishermen, scientists or coastal managers, and they share their expertise on global warming in the Mediterranean...

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