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The Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) hosted a successful 4 day international conference on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the Mediterranean as part of the LIFE BaĦAR for N2K project…

Marine scientists have discovered a population of a species of starfish with 10 and 11 arms living more than 200 m below the surface in waters off Malta (central Mediterranean)….

As part of the LIFE BaĦAR for N2K project, 420,000 m2 of the deep seabed within the 25 nautical mile Fisheries Management Zone surrounding the Maltese Islands were explored during…

A new depth record for the precious red coral has been set, and it belongs to Malta! The deep sea around the Maltese Islands was investigated during two separate expeditions,…

This phase of the LIFE BaĦAR for N2K project at-sea study ends after having explored areas down to 1039 m deep Oceana, the project partner tasked with carrying out marine…

The at-sea campaign will complement findings carried out in 2015 and will lead to the designation of protected areas under Natura 2000 Oceana launched its second expedition on Thursday 26th…

Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, visited the research catamaran Oceana Ranger last Friday to learn about the scientific expeditions carried out by the international…

The actress and her husband, Chris Hemsworth, join an Oceana expedition to explore the depths of Malta Elsa Pataky and her husband, Chris Hemsworth, spent a day with an ongoing…

The project will map out previously unexplored regions in Malta using an ROV and advanced mapping equipment Oceana launches a two-month expedition to survey deep sea areas and underwater caves…