Enhancing management approach and mitigation measures against jellyfish proliferations impacts. Project funded by the ENPI-CBC MED

Training courses at High school Pierre Mendès France,Mutuelle ville, 26th and  28th May 2015

At the beginning of summer 2015, Med-Jellyrisk tunisian team organized two training days for high school students at Pierre Mendes France Mutuelle ville, Tunisia on 26 and 28 May 2015. It was an opportunity to discover the mediterranean common species of jellyfishes and to download the smartphone application Medjelly in order to contribute to citizen science by sending their comments and sighting on the Tunisian coast.

Med-Jellyrisk Training Course, Tunisia- May 2015

 At the beginning of summer 2015, Med Jellyrisk will hold with the ATUTAX cooperation a training course on "The taxonomy, monitoring and ecology of jellyfish" on May 22nd, 2015 at the House of Culture Hammam-lif, Tunisia. For more information, please visit the following website:  http://www.cbd.int/idb/2015/celebrations/tn/

MED-JELLYRISK Photographic Competition Awards - May 2015

The corresponding awards of the photographic competition were given to the winners. First to Pete Bullen in Malta for his stunning photo of the Hula skirt siphonophore and later to the two Italian competition winners, namely a GO-PRO 4 Silver for the underwater camera category (Giulia Durante) and an ASUS ZENPHONE 4 (Elena Stanca, represented by her brother Luigi). Congrats to the happy winners!


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