Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara
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Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara


Marine conservation ecologist. PhD, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (1985); founder (1986) and president, Tethys Research Institute; CMS Councillor for Aquatic Mammals (since 2014); Co-Chair, IUCN Task Force on marine mammal protected areas (since 2013); Deputy Chair, IUCN Cetacean Specialist Group (since 1997); Regional Coordinator (Mediterranean and Black Seas), IUCN WCPA – Marine (since 2000); Advisor, Pew Fellows in Marine Conservation (since 2003). Teaches science and policy of the conservation of marine biodiversity (since 2007) at the University Statale of Milan (more details:

Conservation Biology Ecology Marine Biology

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Tethys Research Institute
January 1986
Private research organisation, based in MIlano, Italy, dedicated to the provision of scientific information to support marine conservation.


Articles published in PeerJ

Sympathy for the devil: a conservation strategy for devil and manta rays

March 14th, 2017
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