ASCOBANS News

First Newsletter of the SAMBAH Project

17 September 2010 - SAMBAH (Static Acoustic Monitoring of the Baltic Sea Harbour Porpoise) is an international LIFE+ funded project involving all EU countries around the Baltic Sea, with the ultima

17 September 2010

Re-scheduled 17th Meeting of the Advisory Committee to take place from 4-6 October 2010

1 June 2010 - The dates for the postponed 17th ASCOBANS Advisory Committee Meeting, which had to be cancelled on short notice in April 2010, have now been set.

01 June 2010

Hannes Jaenicke Speaks up for Migratory Animals

21 May 2010 - The German actor and conservationist, Hannes Jaenicke, has released a message on the International Day of Biodiversity to highlight the plight of endangered migratory species worldwid

22 May 2010

HELCOM 2010 Holistic Assessment: the Baltic Sea in Trouble

20 May 2010 - A holistic assessment of the Baltic Sea was released today at the HELCOM Ministerial Meeting taking place in Moscow.

21 May 2010

A Day for the Harbour Porpoise in the Baltic Sea: Reports Received

Some highlights of the events that took place in Poland, Lithuania, Sweden and Germany are outlined here.

20 May 2010

A Day for the Harbour Porpoise in the Baltic Sea: 16 May 2010

14 May 2010 - On Sunday, 16 May 2010 the International Day of the Baltic Harbour Porpoise will be marked.

14 May 2010

ASCOBANS Jastarnia Group met at Hel Marine Station, Poland

1 March 2010 - Upon the kind invitation of the Polish Ministry of Environment, the ASCOBANS Jastarnia Group gathered for its 6th meeting in Hel, Poland.

01 March 2010

Welcome to Borja Heredia as ASCOBANS Senior Advisor

Bonn, 12 January 2010 - Borja Heredia has entered on duty as the new Scientific and Technical Officer at the CMS Secretariat.

12 February 2010

New Scientific Review on Toothed Whales Now Online

4 February 2010 - Co-sponsored by CMS, ASCOBANS, WWF and the Loro Parque Foundation, an update and expansion of the "Review of Small Cetaceans" has been launched online today on the website of the

04 February 2010