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Orcas and Sailboats Workshop

On May 20, CEMMA together with CEIDA organized the workshop "Orcas, training for education professionals" at the Castle of Santa Cruz in Oleiros. The objective was to make known the ecobiology of the Iberian killer whales, the interactions with the boats and the materials and activities proposed in the line of their conservation.

On June 16, another new workshop "Interaction of orcas and sailboats: navigation and safety" will take place, which will last 4 hours. The scheduled hours will be:

10.10 - 10.30 Orca biology (Ruth Esteban)

10.30 - 10.50 Orcas and interactions with sailboats (Alfredo López)

10.50 - 11.10 Rescue and security in Galicia I (Bernardo Viqueira)

11.10 - 11.30 Rescue and security in Galicia II (Román Paz)

11.30 - 11.50 Navigation and interactions (Eliseo Pacheco)

11.50 - 12.10 Break

12.10 - 12.30 Measures implemented by the Spanish Government (MITECO representative)

12.30 - 12.50 Measures implemented by the Portuguese Government (Marina Sequeira)

12.50 - 13.10 Projection of videos of interactions (Mónica González)

13.10 -14.00 General discussion and suggestions

The workshop will be hybrid, being face-to-face with limited places and online with unlimited places. To sign up, visit the website . Workshop within the FriendSHIP orcas project, financed by the Santander Foundation.

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