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As suspected, 2020 was going to be a year like none other. We were nevertheless surprised by the intensity of our Greek field mission, where we planned to perfect our open source systems to monitor the Mediterranean monk seal. The adventure began with the Covid-19 crisis, which de facto postponed the field mission initially scheduled…

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After two years of prototype improvement and conclusive field testing, the Octopus Foundation team is proud to present the first version of the step-by-step manual to build your very own open source, autonomous and connected monitoring system. This kit was initially developed to study the elusive and rare Mediterranean Monk Seal. The objective is to…

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Following the promising 2019 results obtained during our Mediterranean monk seal project, the Octopus Foundation presented a scientific poster at the World marine mammal conference in Barcelona, in December of 2019. This was a great opportunity to meet with the scientists and professional that have been working towards the study and conservation of monk seals,…

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