Tourism could help saving Mediterranean monk seals, but if unmanaged it will only accelerate their demise

The pup shows no fear of visitors. Photo © Flavio Piccolomini.

With only a few hundreds individuals remaining, Mediterranean monk seals are the most endangered marine mammals in Europe and among the most threatened of the whole planet. Once widely diffused throughout the Mediterranean and nearby Eastern Atlantic Ocean, as a result of . . . → Read More: Tourism could help saving Mediterranean monk seals, but if unmanaged it will only accelerate their demise