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.
The Principality of Monaco supports the multidisciplinary development of the Argo programme, a leading programme for ocean observation
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.
Some results of the analyses of coral samples from the Tara Pacific campaign, carried out by the Centre Scientifique de Monaco and financed in part by Monaco Explorations, were presented at the Goldschmidt 2020 geochemistry conference.
Scientists from Toulon University deduce from the first analyses of the acoustic data collected during the Sphyrna Odyssey 2019-2020 mission that Mediterranean sperm whales coordinate when they hunt with the clicks of their biosonar.
In order to raise public awareness and encourage concerted action to achieve ocean conservation goals, the United Nations General Assembly decided in 2008 to proclaim 8 June as World Oceans Day. Monaco Principality commits itself to…
First meeting with the scientific referents of the 2021 Indian Ocean Mission
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.
On the occasion of the announcement of the upcoming release of the film Planet Mediterranean retracing Gombessa 5 expedition, we asked Laurent Ballesta to share a moment that had inspired him
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…