Exploring Dugongs of the Western Indian Ocean: Regional Exhibition Spotlights Conservation Initiatives

A remarkable regional exhibition on dugongs has emerged from the collaborative efforts of Les Naturalistes de Mayotte, African Parks and the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park in Mozambique, the University of Tuléar in Madagascar, Mohéli National Park in the Comoros, and the Seychelles Islands Foundation.

Comprising 11 thematic panels, the exhibition offers a captivating exploration into these iconic marine creatures.

General panels vividly showcase the unique characteristics of the species, while country-specific panels shed light on the status of dugongs in each respective territory. This initiative adeptly blends scientific insights with environmental advocacy to foster public awareness regarding the conservation of these endangered species.

The full exhibition can be viewed below: