Tag Archives: Research

When Animals Mourn

An interesting article recently published in Scientific American. “On a research vessel in the waters off Greece’s Amvrakikos Gulf, Joan Gonzalvo watched a female bottlenose dolphin in obvious distress…”

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The IDP recommends you this article written by Ferdinand Bammer

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2012 Sighting Reports; a big THANK YOU!

In 2012 we received 60+ dolphin sighting reports. Have a look at the sightings map and find out more about how you can help us.

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Feels good to be back

The 2013 fieldwork season took off. More soon! Feels good to be back!

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IDP back on track & new video

In a few weeks the Ionian Dolphin Project will start the 2013 fieldwork season. Do not miss our brand NEW video.

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IONIAN DOLPHIN PROJECT / DOLPHINS OF GREECE Fellowship Community Volunteers 2012

In year 2012, the Earthwatch Community Volunteers Fellowship has given the opportunity to 5 young Greek scientist/students to join the Ionian Dolphin Project. This pioneer initiative in Greece has been possible thanks to the support of The Chesonis Family Foundation and Earthwatch.

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50+ dolphin sightings reported online!

The IDP has received already more than 50 dolphin sighting reports!! Please, do not give up on us; while sailing keep your eyes wide-open for an unusual splash at the horizon, for that “weird” concentration of seabirds in a certain spot, or for anything else that might indicate presence of dolphins… and report back to us.

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Striped dolphins at the bow

IDP volunteers had the chance to observe dolphins in their natural environment from close. Joan Gonzalvo/Tethys  

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Earthwatch volunteers

In the field with the IDP research team. Joan Gonzalvo/Tethys

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Behavioural data collection

Earthwatch volunteers in the field participate actively in data collection. Joan Gonzalvo /Tethys

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