Today, the IUCN announced its support to a pilot project to collect scientific data about the Mediterranean Monk seal:

Camera qui surveille l'entrée d'une grotte à phoque © Octopus Foundation

Two open-source prototypes of monitoring kits were installed in 2018 in Greece, with promising results. In 2019, we plan on installing an improved third prototype.

We thank the IUCN for their support, and look forward to working with them in the future.