The Monachus Guardian

  Vol. 10 / No. 2

Published by Friends of the Monk Seal

November 2007 



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Guest Editorial: Banking on Conservation

by Vrassidas Zavras

International News

including: An agreement that might save the Mediterranean monk seal

Hawaiian News

including: NOAA signs new Hawaiian Monk Seal Recovery Plan

Mediterranean News

including: Newborn pup in dramatic rescue

They’re back! Monk seals reoccupy lost habitats on Cabo Blanco peninsula

Al-Hoceima National Park under coast road threat

Foça SPA enlarged

Cover Story: Revealing secrets of the Mediterranean monk seal

by Panagiotis Dendrinos, Alexandros Karamanlidis and Vangelis Paravas

In Focus: Encouraging signals from the management of the National Marine Park of Alonnisos Northern Sporades

by Vassilis Kouroutos and Christos Neofitou

Perspectives: Forty days on Psathoura

by Giorgos Catsadorakis


Response of monk seals to monitoring activities on the Mersin coast, by Ali Cemal Gücü

Recent Publications

Publishing Info



med. monk seal

Mauritania & Western Sahara: They’re back!

med. monk seal pup and mother

Cover Story: First time on camera, the birth of a Mediterranean monk seal

lighthouse on psathura

Perspectives: 40 days at the Psathoura lighthouse

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