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Posted on 14 June 2024 by Inês

New Project in Portugal

The environmental education program “NauticinBlu”, created by Marevivo with the longstanding support of the MSC Foundation of the MSC Group, arrived in Portugal for the first time on May 2024, organized by AIMM. The Project took place in Almada, […]

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Posted on 16 April 2024 by AIMM

AIMM was in the ECS 2024!

Last week, part of the AIMM team went to the 35th annual European Cetacean Society Conference, which took place in Catania, Italy. Our Researcher Alicia Quirin presented her poster “Does exceeding the legally permissible number of […]

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Posted on 23 December 2023 by Inês

We’re part of Planet Wild’s 8th mission!

Planet Wild is a conservation initiative based in Berlin, Germany that supports rewilding projects and reports on them through video documentation. It’s made up of a global community of individuals that want to give back to […]

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Posted on 10 October 2023 by AIMM

Advancing cetacean research through drones

Drones, also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs),  are changing the game in cetacean research. Traditionally, cetacean studies are conducted through boat surveys and sometimes land surveys, which has its limitations in terms of coverage and […]

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Posted on 27 September 2023 by AIMM

Our Marine Pocket Guide project

Last summer we started a new project : a marine Pocket Guide! We created a QR code sticker that serves as an educational tool about marine wildlife. The goal is to educate tourists, the general […]

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Posted on 24 August 2023 by AIMM

Shark fin trade soon to be banned in the EU?

Since AIMM is one of the organizations supporting #FinBanNow, we are pleased to inform you that the Commission recognized the importance of sharks and their protection, as well as the EU’s responsibility in the global […]

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Posted on 23 August 2023 by Inês

New article about conservation of loggerhead and leatherback turtles

Castro, J., Hughes, A.P., Cid, A., Patrício, A.R., Laborde, M.I. & Matos, F.L. (2023). First long-term study of live observations of loggerhead and leatherback turtles in southern Portugal with relevance for conservation. 𝘈𝘲𝘶𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘤 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘦𝘳𝘷𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯: 𝘔𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘍𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘩𝘸𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘳 𝘌𝘤𝘰𝘴𝘺𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘮𝘴, 1– 7. Our […]

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Posted on 27 July 2023 by AIMM

Update of the tied common dolphin

Last year we sighted a common dolphin with a man-made rope looped around the peduncle.  6 months later we encountered an animal with the same type of rope looped in the same way.After comparing pictures […]

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Posted on 22 April 2023 by AIMM

One of our scientific poster got an award!

As you know part of the AIMM team participated in the 34th annual European Cetacean Society Conference. One of the scientific posters that our team presented, made by Miguel Martins, AIMM’s Research Assistant was awarded […]

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Posted on 21 April 2023 by AIMM

We were in the ECS 2023!

Part of the AIMM team traveled to O Grove, Galicia, North-Western Spain, to participate in the 34th annual European Cetacean Society Conference, organized by our colleagues of the Bottlenose Dolphin Research Institute . Was 2 […]

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Posted on 19 April 2023 by AIMM

Earth Day beach clean up

On the 19th of April, we organized a beach cleaning action open to the public at Praia de Santa Eulália, in Albufeira, under the motto “The ocean is our Earth”, an initiative by Oceano Azul […]

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Posted on 1 February 2023 by AIMM

New article about a shark nursery zone

You can now read another article where AIMM was a collaborator in, this one about a shark nursery area in Sal Rei bay, on the island of Boa Vista in Cape Verde. Rosa, R., Nunes, E., Pissarra, […]

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