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iSea and MER Lab

Overview of iSea:

iSea works to maintain the biodiversity in vulnerable marine habitats, contributing to the overall diversity of our oceans. It is their hope to restore and protect these environments and return them to a healthy and productive state. Their mission is twofold: Firstly, to contribute to the protection of aquatic ecosystems by sensitizing the state, managers, and public opinion, to take measures where there are gaps in environmental legislation and public sensitivity. And secondly, to look out for and inform on the impact of climate change on aquatic ecosystems.

What they do – activities:

  1. Fisheries Sustainable resource exploitation
  2. Alien species
  3. Human and aquatic ecosystems
  4. Aquatic litter

More information about this Greek NGO can be found here.

Overview of MER Lab:

MER is an emerging SME composed of highly qualified, motivated, young and experienced scientists that offer specialized research and consulting marine and environmental services.

Over the last ten years they have successfully implemented many projects and research programs around coastal and offshore Cyprus in the fields of marine biology/ecology, aquaculture and fisheries.

They employ advanced scientific skills, analytical tools and practices in their methods and deliverables.

They are equipped with a full suite of field equipment to carry out underwater surveys, sampling and monitoring of physico-chemical and biological variables in the water column and benthos.

Their laboratory facilities are specially equipped to collect, analyze and process biotic and abiotic data, essential in marine environmental monitoring and research.

Their permanent team is composed of few individuals and is complemented by several other experts who provide their support on a project-basis, depending on the project specifications.

They are distinguished by their approach in combining reliable services, hard work and commitment in providing high quality results.

More about MER Lab: http://www.merresearch.com/