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 2011. As the region of the global ocean that is beyond national jurisdiction, the high seas includes some of the most biologically important, least protected, and most critically threatened ecosystems in the world. HSA members work together to inspire, inform and engage the public, decision-makers and experts to support and strengthen high seas governance and […]
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 deep-sea fisheries on the high seas and in response to international concerns over the harmful impacts of deep-sea bottom trawling. Working with scientists, NGOs, intergovernmental organizations and numerous governments, the DSCC has effectively and consistently targeted the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and other international fora to call for action. From the beginning, the DSCC […]
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. The poster gives provides methods of treatment coping of consequences in case of emergency. Please click to download the pdf file of poster.