The life of the last sperm whales in the Mediterranean Sea

The life of the last sperm whales in the Mediterranean Sea

The Mediterranean sperm whales are Endangered by human activities. Only about 200 sperm whales live in the eastern Mediterranean. The Pelagos Cetacean Research Institute, based in Greece, is studying them the last 25 years and knows most of them as persons, thanks to...
Mediterranean genes

Mediterranean genes

Populations along the eastern Mediterranean coast share a genetic heritage that transcends nationality by Max Planck Society A new genomic study on southern Mediterranean reveals a genetic continuity across geographic and national borders. The map shows the...
The scientific ship Toftevaag raises the MEDNIGHT flag

The scientific ship Toftevaag raises the MEDNIGHT flag

The century-old research vessel Toftevaag calls at Mediterranean ports under the MEDNIGHT flag. And you can visit it. The Toftevaag is a historical Norwegian fishing vessel that for 32 years has been dedicated to research for the conservation of turtles, whales and...