High Sea Debates in the UN started!
TUDAV participated and invited the First Intergovernmental Conference on an internationally legally binding instrument under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea for Marine Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) at the UN Headquarter in New York, on 4-14 September, as a member of High Seas Alliance (HSA). High seas consist 2/3rd of the world’s oceans […]
World Oceans Day
Plastics do not belong in the ocean! On the 8th of June, we celebrated World Oceans Day at Caddebostan Divers Club in Istanbul with the participation of marine lovers from around Turkey. Main action focus of the day defined by the UN was to “prevent plastic pollution at sea and encouraging solutions for a healthy […]
Submission on the ISA’s Draft Strategic Plan
Protect the marine environment from harm This is a submission in response to the call for comments on the draft Strategic Plan of the International Seabed Authority, which was requested by the Council in ISBA23/A/13. The undersigning organisations would like to focus on some fundamental questions that need to be addressed first and foremost, and […]
Angelsharks, guitarfishes, roughshark, devilfishes, thintail thresher, shortfin mako, thornback ray, longnose spurdog are protected from now in Turkey with the contributions of TUDAV.
TUDAV’s membership of the High Seas Alliance
TUDAV’s membership of the High Seas Alliance Turkish Marine Research Foundation (TUDAV) is now a member of the High Seas Alliance! The High Seas Alliance (HSA), with its 35 non-governmental members, as well as the IUCN, has been working towards protecting approximately 50% of the planet that is the high seas, since its founding in […]
TUDAV’s membership of the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition
TUDAV’s membership of the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition Turkish Marine Research Foundation (TUDAV) is now a member of the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC) was founded in 2004 to address the issue of bottom trawling on the high seas, in the absence of an effective regime for the management of […]
Jellyfishes of Eastern Mediterranean
Jellyfishes of Eastern Mediterranean The poster was prepared by the Turkish Marine Research Foundation and printed by the Turkish Underwater Sports Federation to increase awareness on possible threats of poisonous by gelatinous organisms (mostly jellyfish) on the coast of Eastern Mediterranean. In case of human contact, these organisms may cause a variety of medical problems. […]
2017 Activity Report
2017 Activity Report Please click to our 2017 Activity Report.
2017 Turkish Seas Report Published
2017 Turkish Seas Report Published We have prepared a detailed report on the Turkish seas for the occasion of its 20th anniversary and announced via press conference on 8th Janurary 2018. TUDAV warns everyone including policy-makers, private companies and public institutions about the critical state of our seas and urges all stakeholders to protect them […]
RIP…Prof. Temel Oğuz
RIP…Prof. Temel Oğuz
Don’t Drown Fish
Don’t Drown Fish Turkish Marine Research Foundation started a new partnership with Fairy in its 20th year since its establishment. This partnership aims to minimize the effect of phosphate, one of the chemicals found in detergents, to the seas where it eventually ends up. It is also envisaged to meet the EU standards. As a […]