What is the experience of marine sanctuaries and what is next?

A conference about marine sanctuaries will be held in Whales of Iceland Exhibition (Fiskislóð 23), Thursday the 22nd of February. Experts from USA and Europe will talk about the experiences of such sanctuaries and guests will learn about latest whale research in Iceland and latest ideas regarding marine sanctuaries.

Special guests are Ben Haskell superintendent of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in Massachusetts and Marc Richir senior EU expert in international marine issues.

The conference is from 13:00 on Thursday the 22nd. of February until 17:00. Free admission and free refreshment during a break as well. When the conference ends there will be an hour reception in the Whales of Iceland main hall.

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