In summer 2019 the new project of the European Union on conducting a special expanded international list of dolphins in the Black Sea with photo and video fixation made by the flying device. The press service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine reported this.
The project is planned for two years. The scientists from Ukraine, Bulgaria, Romania Turkey, and Monaco will participate in the project.
“We have rather contradictory information on the number of dolphins in the Black Sea, but, apparently, there are many problems concerning their protection. It is not only about Ukraine...In addition to the list of dolphins made by flying device, we will conduct the monitoring of dolphins, which died in the fishing nets. We will question fishers and observers on the vessels, also we will examine the already dead dolphins, whose bodies were brought by the waves to the shore”, - Ostap Semerak, the Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine said this.
The EU project is targeted at supporting of the implementation of the Maritime strategy in the Black Sea by creating the regional monitoring system of cetaceans and the sea noise in order to reach “good ecologic conditions”.