Fifth Conference on Cetacean Conservation in South Mediterranean Countries (CSMC5).
The Fifth Conference on Cetacean Conservation in South Mediterranean Countries (CSMC5) welcomes experts in cetacean-related science and knowledge, particularly from the South Mediterranean region, aiming at exchanging experiences and information and at discussing best approaches and priority actions towards a better knowledge on cetacean populations in the region. Also, it aims at engaging students and academic community while raising awareness of future managers and stakeholders on these issues.
The Conference initiative launched by the ACCOBAMS Secretariat and has always been supported by the Regional Activity Centre for 3 Specially Protected Areas (SPA/RAC-MAP/UNEP) and by the Government of Monaco Principality. The Programme of the 5th Conference will address the following main topics:
- Interactions between cetaceans and human activities, including fisheries and anthropogenic noise.
- Cetaceans’ stranding.
- Monitoring of cetacean populations.
- Habitats protection.
This conference, due the pandemic, will be held exclusively online from 13th to 15th April 2021.