|Vol. 5 / No. 1||
||Guest Editorial: The plight of the monk seal
Henrique Costa Neves reflects on the monk seals remarkable recovery in Madeira after centuries of persecution and near-extinction.
Cover Story: Endgame the fight for marine protected areas in Turkey
by Cem. O. Kiraç and Yalcin Savas.
In Focus: Homeward Bound are monk seals returning to Madeiras São Lourenço Peninsula?
by Alexandros A. Karamanlidis, Rosa Pires, Henrique Costa Neves and Carlos Santos.
Perspectives: Challenge in the Ionian
An interview with Ioannis D. Pantis, President of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos, Greece.
Bree, P.J.H. van. Notes on the description and the type material of the Hawaiian monk seal or Laysan Seal, Monachus schauinslandi Matschie, 1905.
Kiraç, C.O., Y. Savas, H. Güçlüsoy & N.O. Veryeri. Observations on diving behaviour of free ranging Mediterranean monk seals Monachus monachus on Turkish coasts.
Monachus Science Posters:
Androukaki E., E. Fatsea, L. 't Hart, A.D.M.E. Osterhaus, E. Tounta, S. Kotomatas. Growth and development of Mediterranean monk seal pups during rehabilitation. 16th European Cetacean Society Conference, Liège, Belgium, 7-11 April, 2002.
Dosi, A., S. Adamantopoulou, P. Dendrinos, S. Kotomatas, E. Tounta, & E. Androukaki. Analysis of heavy metals in blubber and skin of Mediterranean monk seals. 16th European Cetacean Society Conference, Liège, Belgium, 7-11 April, 2002.
Letters to the Editor
Including Killing sharks at French Frigate Shoals is unacceptable, by Ian L. Jones
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