The marine mammals of Greece, our cohabitants in the Greek Seas.
This documentary, "The marine mammals of Greece, our cohabitants in the Greek Seas", was produced in the context of the Thalassa Awareness Campaign, aiming at the sensitization of the Greek public for the need to actively preserve the marine mammals living in the Greek Seas. With the help of this 30 minutes documentary you will get to know all the marine mammals living in our country, what are the main threats against them and what we can do to help them.
MOm/Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk Seal and WWF Hellas implement the European project "Thalassa Campaign: Learn, Act, Protect/Awareness, Educational and Participation Campaign for Marine Mammals in Greece", in cooperation with the Pelagos Cetacean Research Institute and the Tethys Research Institute.
The "Thalassa" project is funded by the financial instrument of the Directorate General Environment, LIFE Information & Communication, for the 50% of its total budget.
The main objective of the "Thalassa" project is to mitigate a key environmental problem for the marine environment in Greece, namely the imminent danger to the long-term viability of all rare, endangered and important marine mammals inhabiting Greek waters. More specifically, the "Thalassa" project aims at establishing in the Greek society the intensive need to protect the marine mammals' species, presenting the importance of their existence in the marine environment.