The Black Sea Action Day 2020

Please Join us and Celebrate the Black Sea Action Day on the 31st of October, 2020! EVENT:  TUDAV Regional Conference on the Occasion of the 24th Black Sea Action Day Online Meeting (with Turkish and English Presentations) Join us to celebrate the Black Sea Action Day together with leaders, activists, scientists and policy makers – let’s discuss the current scientific findings, ongoing projects and potential solutions in safeguarding Black Sea biodiversity and in transforming the Black Sea into a sustainable marine resource. Background 24 years ago, on 31 October 1996, the six Black Sea countries signed the Black Sea Strategic Action Plan for the Rehabilitation and Protection of the Black Sea to achieve […]

First National Noble Pen Shell Workshop

First National Noble Pen Shell (Pinna nobilis) Workshop 13 September 2020 As the Turkish Marine Research Foundation, we will carry out our first Noble Pen Shell workshop on a national level on 13 September 2020, Sunday at 6 pm. The following topics will be discussed: Pinna mortalities and their conservation in Turkish waters, Depth distributions of the populations, Pinna diseases and situation assessment, Conclusions and suggestions, and Voluntary Monitoring Program Our workshop will be carried out on a video conference platform called Jitsi. Invitation link: https://meet.jit.si/PinnanobilisTUDAV Our speakers will have a 5-minute talk time. Please click to press release (in Turkish)

8 June World Oceans Day 2020

This year, we will celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8 with four online meetings! #WorldOceansDay #UNworldoceansday #SaveOurOcean #DünyaOkyanuslarGünü #30×30 #ProtectOurHome Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85428095827… Meeting ID: 854 2809 5827 Password: 271314 Short link: https://bit.ly/2AHLA3A Please click to press release AÇILIŞ OTURUMU(10:00-11:00) Prof.Dr.Bayram ÖZTÜRK, TÜDAV BAŞKANI, TOKYO DENİZ BİLİMLERİ VE TEKNOLOJİSİ ÜNİVERSİTESİ, İSTANBUL ÜNİVERSİTESİ (AÇILIŞ) Büyükelçi Peter THOMSON, BİRLEŞMİŞ MİLLETLER ÖZEL TEMSİLCİSİ-OKYANUSLAR GÜNÜ MESAJI Büyükelçi Çağatay ERCİYES, DIŞİŞLERİ BAKANLIĞI DENİZCİLİK ve HAVACILIK-HUDUT GENEL MÜDÜRÜ Amiral Mustafa İPTEŞ, ULUSLARARASI HİDROGRAFİ ÖRGÜTÜ (IHO) DİREKTÖRÜ Kaptan Hakan ÇENDİK, DENİZ TİCARET ODASI Y.K. ÜYESİ, KOSTER DERNEGİ GENEL SEKRETERİ Gemi İnşaatı ve Makine Mühendisi Cem MELİKOGLU, TÜRK LOYDU BAŞKANI Doç. Dr. Ülgen AYTAN, RECEP TAYYİP […]

Keith Brander and Climate Change

Vakfımızın davetlisi olarak ülkemize gelen Nobel ödüllü bilim insanı Prof. Keith Brander, “İklim Değişikliği ve Denizlere Etkisi” konulu bir konuşma yaptı. Moda Deniz Kulübü’nde gerçekleşen kokteylimizin katılımcılarına teşekkür ederiz.

8th June World Oceans Day

Happy World Oceans Day! “Gender and the Ocean”, the theme of this year’s edition of World Oceans Day, is an opportunity to explore the gender dimension of our relationship with the Mediterranean. Gender equality and the empowerment of women is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. #SaveOurOcean #DünyaOkyanuslarGünü #‎WorldOceansDay‬ The video message of Peter Thomas, UN Special Envoy for the Ocean, which was sent to Turkish Marine Research Foundation specifically for the 8th June World Oceans Day last year

Mediterranean Symposia on Marine Key Habitats and Non-Indigenous Species

Mediterranean Symposia on Marine Key Habitats and Non-Indigenous Species 14-18 January 2019 – Antalya, Turkey A Symposium will be organized by the Mediterranean Regional Action Center / Special Protected Areas (RAC / SPA) on the “Mediterranean Symposia on Marine Key Habitats and Non-Indigenous Species” with the regional organization of TÜDAV. The international meeting will be held in 14-18 January 2019 in Antalya. Experts from across the Mediterranean region will discuss their current knowledge of the species and habitats of the key species and the extent and importance of the NIS in the Mediterranean. Oral and poster presentations, recent research on this issue, research results and effects on marine and coastal biodiversity will be […]

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 and 95% in terms of volume, yet less than 1 % has been protected. As marine genetic resources are exploited, IUU fishing and overfishing in high seas are threatening the resource, the ecological service of high seas is not fully understood, we urgently need a legal instrument to protect BBNJ. This is the first negotiation […]