Who are we?

Monaco Explorations: reconciling humanity and the sea

Under the aegis of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Principality is renewing a great tradition:
maritime explorations to learn, understand, raise awareness and act.
Learn more
What do we do?

Monaco Explorations: reconciling humanity and the sea

Under the aegis of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Principality is renewing a great tradition:
maritime explorations to learn, understand, raise awareness and act.
Learn more
Our missions

Monaco Explorations: reconciling humanity and the sea

Under the aegis of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Principality is renewing a great tradition:
maritime explorations to learn, understand, raise awareness and act.
Learn more
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What do we do?

The objective of the Monaco Exploration Society is to conduct international collaborative missions linking scientific research, outreach towards the public and governmental cooperation. The main themes that guide its action concern the protection of the megafauna, the protection of corals, new exploration technologies, and the development of marine protected areas.

Madeira Mission 2017

Cabo Verde Mission 2017

Sargasso MIssion 2017

Martinique Mission 2017-2018

Malpelo Mission 2018

Santa Marte - Colombia Mission

Norway Mission 2018

Hawai'i MIssion 2018

New Caledonia Mission 1019

Gombessa V Mission 2019

Palau Mission 2019

ENCOR Mission 2019

Sphyrna Odyssey Mission 2019

Badu Mission 2018

Providenza Mission

Ile Providencia

Santa Marta

Throughout the world

From Macaronesia to Colombia, with a passage in the Pacific, Monaco Explorations have already reached
many regions. The new study areas concern in particular the Mediterranean, Melanesia and the Indian Ocean.

Upcoming projects

Mission

A large campaign in the Indian Ocean in 2021

Documentary

A new documentary on H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince’s meeting with the artist Alick Tipoti and the people of Badu Island in the Torres Strait.

Book

A book on all the explorations in which H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince took part since the beginning of his reign.

News

On 23 April 2020, the Sphyrna Odyssey scientific mission launched the “QUIET SEA” operation to measure the impact of the drop in activity on the behaviour of cetaceans in the Mediterranean via acoustic recordings.
July 2019, it has already been 8 months since Laurent, Antonin, Thibault and Yanick left for 28 days of confinement in a bathyal station of a few square meters…

The governance of Monaco Explorations