Peter Thomson, United Nations (UN) Special Envoy for the Oceans was this weekend the guest of Patricia Ricard at the […]
Understanding, explaining & protecting the sea
The Paul Ricard Oceanographic Institute was founded by my grandfather Paul Ricard in 1966 in response to one of the first cases of industrial pollution in the Mediterranean. Through its research and public outreach activities, the Institute is addressing today's most pressing challenges: preservation of marine biodiversity, climate change, sustainable exploitation of living resources, and restoring coastal environments. As we race to save the Earth, the Ocean could be our second chance.
Conscience builders : 50 years supporting the ocean
For the past 50 years, the Institute is carrying out its research in the Mediterranean, considered by scientists as a true model ocean.
MedPAN aims to promote the establishment, the operation and the sustainability of a Mediterranean network of MPAs, and produced this video.