Tuesday, 17 December 2013

The voyage to Sydney: Get registered and submit your ideas on content

Our blog on 8 essential facts paves the way for your involvement. Click here

Here is a quick update on five aspects related to your engagement in the World Parks Congress:

Register on the website www.worldparkscongress.org for updates at least to ensure you don’t miss crucial information or deadlines.

Formal registration is open at early bird rates

Accomodation can now be booked

The Call for Programme Content and Expression of Interest in Roles opened on the website on 16 December 2013

Field trips are now available for booking on the website;

Friday, 6 December 2013

Mediterranean Governments miss opportunity to protect threatened beaked whales

The Cuvier’s beaked whale, Ziphius cavirostris, is a cetacean particularly vulnerable to the loud noise propagated underwater across the oceans, e.g., by military sonar and by seismic surveys to prospect for oil and gas at sea. When hit by these sounds, for reasons still poorly understood these whales are often lethally hurt; and even when they are too far from the sound source to be injured, the whales are impacted because