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On Thursday September 17, 2020, the Greek Ionian Islands were struck by a phenomenal storm. This cyclone, named “Ianos”, is the latest of a long list of low pressure systems that usually build in autumn when masses of cold air circulate over the summer-heated Mediterranean Sea. While violent storms are not that rare, their intensity…

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After three years of work on our autonomous and open source prototypes to monitor the Mediterranean monk seal, the Octopus Foundation team has the immense privilege of presenting the first results of this extraordinary project. We will refrain from coming to any biological conclusions about the behavior of this endangered marine mammal, since we are…

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We recently made the decision to stop feeding our social media accounts.   This is primarily because of an obvious lack of transparency. When posting on Facebook, for example, we are given statistics that cannot be readily verified. We must believe a corporation that gradually and deliberately decreased our reach over the years. How do…

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