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From the littoral to the abyss: beauty and fragility of an underwater world


On the initiative of the RAMOGE Agreement, with its partner the Permanent Center for Environmental Initiatives for the Lérins and Pays d'Azur Islands (CPIE), and the City of Cannes, an awareness day "From the coastline to the abyss "will be held on June 8th in Cannes, on the occasion of World Oceans Day. This event will raise public awareness of the beauty and fragility of the underwater world. The associations NaturDive, Mediterranean 2000, Scientific Council of the Lérins Islands, the Ecogestes Méditerranée and Inf'eau Mer campaigns are actively involved in this initiative.

The day will revolve around conferences, round tables, stands, exhibition, film projection to immerse you gradually in the underwater world.

In the morning, starting at 10 am, Espace Miramar will host various round tables that will allow us to apprehend the shallow underwater world close to our shores. The various actors will present their actions, from participatory science, to campaigns for the preservation of the marine environment, led by local associations and local authorities.

At 2.30 pm, scientists from the French Agency for Biodiversity (AFB), IFREMER, CPIE, the Scientific Center and the Environment Directorate of Monaco, the University of Genoa, the Instituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale (ISPRA), and GIS Posidonia, who took part in the oceanographic exploration campaign of the RAMOGE Agreement, conducted in 2018 in the deep zones of ecological interest, will present the various results of this expedition. They will unveil the many discoveries of this scientific adventure, relating to habitats and biodiversity, and the threats of pressures related to human activities that weigh on these environments. In addition, the geologists who benefited, thanks to this exploration, from new observations on these abyss,

At 18 hours will be screened the documentary film "Mediterranean" directed by Jérôme ESPLA.


Come with family, young and old to discover this little-known but fascinating world!


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Miramar Space
35 rue Pasteur
Cannes, France