A recent scientific publication, published in November 2020 in the international journal Environmental DNA, compares two techniques used to assess marine biodiversity: the classic underwater visual census and the study of environmental DNA, an emerging technique in this field.
From 7 October to 31 December 2020, the photographic exhibition “Protecting UNESCO’s World Marine Heritage through Scientific Research”, consisting of 21 photographs from the Explorations of Monaco missions, is on display at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, as well as in digital version.
As part of the preparation of the Indian Ocean mission scheduled for spring 2021, Monaco Explorations supports and joins forces with IRD by financing part of the DiDEM project (Dialogue between science and Decision makers for an integrated management of Marine and coastal Environments) in the western Indian Ocean.
The Monaco Exploration Society is a platform dedicated to H.S.H. Prince Albert II’s commitment to the knowledge, sustainable management and protection of the Ocean.