Tethys has contributed since 1986 to marine conservation, at national and international levels, through the provision of scientific knowledge.
The Institute has been investigating the ecology of marine species,
most notably whales and dolphins, in research campaigns involving paying volunteers,
that are among the earliest citizen science projects in the Mediterranean.
More August expeditions
The CSR Project has three new dates made available in August (starting 10th, 17th and 24th) at a special fee (798 Euro); IDP in Greece has also some dates have still places available. Places will be assigned on a first come first served basis.
Befriend a sperm whale
It’s a great present to someone you love – and you’ll support research and conservation of cetaceans. Choose between one of the sperm whales of the Sanctuary.
Fin whales migrating
For the first time satellite tracking reveals north-south whale highway across the Mediterranean, intersecting one of the world’s busiest ship lanes