NOAA Visits Brazil

CRE Brasil on Training to Save Marine Mammals:
Members of the U.S. government organization National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) gave a training course on rescuing whales and dolphins. The course was located at the Theme Park Aquatic Mammals in Itamarac√°, on the coast of Pernambuco.

Promoted by the National Center for Research and Conservation of Aquatic Mammals, a federal agency linked to the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation, the initiative aimed to train personnel in rescuing animals caught in nets used for overfishing.

The research center is a reference in Brazil in studies and management programs for the conservation of cetaceans. The focus is on endangered and migratory species.

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