TUDAV were participated “Mediterranean Small Island Meeting” in Six-Four city of France between 7 and 10 October 2009. 183 participants were joined to the meeting from 12 different countries. During the meeting, ecologic problems and conservation strategies of small islands were discussed. Biota changes, the relation between introduced and local species as well as the relationship between mankind and introduced species were discussed. Moreover, conservation and usage strategies were also discussed during the meeting. 15 posters were presented during the meeting and one of them was “Gökceada Marine Park” that our foundation prepared. Our foundation were also distributed postcards and Natural Heritage of Turkey Book in the meeting.

During the opening, our successful study on Gokceada Marine Park was also mentioned by M. Abderrahman Gannoun who is the general director of RAC/SPA. Our foundation planned to organize the next meeting in Turkey thus we continue to undertake some afford on this subject.