Associazione Me.Ri.S. Mediterraneo Ricerca e Sviluppo
Associazione Me.Ri.S. Mediterraneo Ricerca e Sviluppo (Mediterranean Research and Development) is a no-profit organisation for the protection of marine mammals and their habitat, with a focus on the population of cetaceans in the Strait of Sicily (Mediterranean Sea). Me.Ri.S. pursues its mission through two coordinate activities: scientific research useful to species management, and dissemination and educational activities to raise awareness among the public on the importance of protecting marine mammals.