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Whales and dolphins in the Mediterranean, July 2009

Many of us think we have to go abroad to observe cetaceans, yet only a few hours by boat you can see whales and dolphins off our Mediterranean coasts.

Cybelle Planet offers a little more than simple observations.

Our organization develops scientific projects in partnership with research laboratories to study whales and dolphins and their environment. Everyone can participateThis lasts a week on a sailboat off the coast of the Var and the French Riviera.

On board a scientific guide provides leadership volunteers, and passes them the basics to become good observers at sea. So, no prior knowledge is required to register.

These weeks at sea eco-volunteering will allow participants to live an extraordinary experience, within a group of people motivated by the protection of our great bleue.Ils can observe rare and precious animals, such as the fin whale, second largest animal in the world, the sperm whale or several species of dolphins.

The added value is the value of their trip.

The ecovolunteers act concretely for the conservation of marine mammals of the Mediterranean Sea by helping daily observations at sea and the collection of scientific information. In addition to their financial contributions serve the project, without which the research could not continue.

Cybelle Planète is an ecovolunteer association, behind the first participatory ecology program in the Mediterranean Sea: Cybelle Méditerranée.

We work in partnership with several research institutes that provide analysis of information we collect sea. We can guarantee that the participation of eco-volunteers is useful and valuable.

From late July to late August, there are still some places to participate.

For more information, please visit our website www.cybelle-planete.org