The second workshop in Romania, organized by Mare Nostrum NGO, within the ANEMONE project, took place on 17th of October 2019, in Constanta.
The topic of this workshop was dedicated to “Stakeholder involvement in dolphin monitoring activities”, having as main objective the development of the national network for the monitoring of cetaceans from the Romanian Black Sea coast.
The workshop was attended by 43 participants, coming from various activity sectors like NGO’s, education, research, authority/policy makers, and was divided in two parts. The first one was focused on discussion with authorities and issues related to the monitoring activities of the Black Sea dolphins, legislative aspects regarding their conservation and availability of data related to cetaceans. The second part was dedicated to training the members of the Stranding Monitoring Network, represented by teachers from different schools from Constanta County. After this training the teachers will train also the students which will be involved in the monitoring network.
This workshop was an essential activity to involve various stakeholders in the monitoring activities and public awareness of the problems related to the marine environment.
(Last Updated On: October 30, 2019)