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CP cybelle headband Expedition 2019

Press release, February 2019:

A week's holiday in the Mediterranean Sea for the protection of marine species.

Cybelle Planète calls for the participation of citizens to study endangered species: dolphins, whales, turtles, rays, sharks ...

Weeks sailing to identify and study marine species and their environment. This participatory study is conducted from 2005 thanks to citizens embarking for a week of ecovolunteerism. Guided by an eco-guide, they help collect naturalistic information. These are added to a freely shared database with the scientific community. These expeditions are based on a participatory science program, Cybelle Méditerranée, which brings together the observations of ecovolunteers and boaters.

=> New: Discover the expedition in video

A REAL SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION

  • Navigation in the Pelagos Sanctuary, area of ​​protection of cetaceans and their environment,
  • A fauna to protect: many endangered species are under study,
  • Training on board to collect expert data,
  • Observations in turn, from sunrise to sunset,
  • Innovative collection material, with the app. OBSenMER,
  • Contribution to numerous studies and scientific publications.

A REMARKABLE ADVENTURE

  • Respectful navigation of the sea and its inhabitants: recycling, ecological products, respect for animals,
  • Navigation and nights off the coast,
  • A crewed life, organized but so friendly,
  • No skill is needed.

SOLIDARY LEAVE FOR BUSINESS EMPLOYEES:

Cybelle Planète also offers eco-solidarity holidays companies that help their employees become ecovolunteers during their holidays by financing their mission.

IN SHORT

subject: Study cetaceans aboard a sailboat, collect data
Who : The association Cybelle Planète
Where: In the Mediterranean Sea in the Pelagos Sanctuary
when: Between the 15 / 06 and the 13 / 09 / 2019
For who : Any major person wishing to act for marine animals.
Goal : Participate in marine wildlife monitoring - collect data for science
Comment: Aboard a sailboat with an eco-guide and a chef-de-bord to supervise the eco-friendly 7 crew
Duration : 7 days. Navigation from sunrise to sunset with one or more nights off (depending on the weather)
Mission expenses: From 1400 €, the expenses of missions include the lodging on the sailboat in full board: (Tax deduction: For the individuals, the participation gives right to a tax deduction of 66% and for the companies, 60%).

About Cybelle Planet:

Cybelle Planète is an association of participative ecology. Its purpose is to promote citizen participation in research programs or conservation of biodiversity (animal, plant, cultural, human ...). The axes of action of the association being:

  • International eco-volunteering,
  • The study and protection of Mediterranean marine species
  • Sensitization and education of citizens to the environment and its protection,
  • Consulting and expertise in the field of participatory ecology,
  • Participatory consultations for citizens.

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BANDEAU CP conge eco solidaire2019

Press release, January 2019:

Employers and employees in the service of biodiversity

For 24% * of French citizens, the erosion of biodiversity is one of the most worrying environmental problems. What about businesses?

Employers and their employees can now realize their commitment to endangered species and habitats, the Cybelle Planète association puts at their disposal the eco-solidarity leave.

The principle:

Employees participate during their holidays in an ecovolunteer mission: they join a local NGO or association and help it to continue its actions in the field for one to several weeks. A real wildlife humanitarian mission, employees can, for example, participate in monitoring species on reserves, caring for animals in animal shelters, or environmental education with local populations ...

Cybelle Planète offers about twenty international ecovolunteer missions. It is possible to take care of chimpanzees in Sierra Leone, to study endangered species in the Amazon rainforest in Peru, or to participate in the monitoring of cetaceans in the Mediterranean Sea!

The employer, meanwhile, will make a donation that helps the project to continue its actions over the long term. The implementation of the eco-solidarity leave is a sponsorship partnership between the employer and Cybelle Planète.

Both a practical help in the field and a financial donation, eco-solidarity leave is an invaluable support for biodiversity protection projects.

Salaried ambassador in his company:

The employee can take the initiative and present the eco-solidarity leave to his employer. For this purpose, Cybelle Planète provides employees with ambassador kits specially designed to help them communicate within their professional environment.

A + for companies:

=> Strengthening the employer-employee relationship around the protection of the environment;

=> Motivation of employees who bring their skills and goodwill to a local project;

=> Team Cohesion: the field teaches employees to work better together in all circumstances;

=> Enrichment of employees who develop new skills, practice a foreign language etc ...;

=> Tax deduction: the employer will be able to deduct 60% from the gift of patronage of its tax.

* National Observatory of Biodiversity, 2018

More information on eco-solidarity leave

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