New video published – Monitoring Marine Protected Areas

January 2024 Cyprus’ Natura 2000 areas are not just stunning; they are biodiversity hotspots, home to unique species and ecosystems. Last year, we finalized another important project related to monitoring biodiversity within three marine protected areas (Natura 2000) of Cyprus with a focus on non-indigenous species. The project titled as “Baseline survey and monitoring of […]

Successful Completion of Offshore Environmental Surveys, Analyses, and Reports

January 2024 We are proud to announce the completion of a significant project as part of environmental studies for Block 6 Oil and Gas Explorations. This project underscores our dedication to professional and reliable services for environmental sustainability in resource exploration. For detailed information, visit our project page. During this project, our team engaged in […]

Kick-off of a 5-year marine litter project

January 2024 We are excited to announce the kick-off of our five-year marine litter monitoring program in the Republic of Cyprus. This project marks a significant step forward in our commitment to preserving marine ecosystems and advancing the scientific understanding of marine litter impacts. On 28/12/2023, we conducted our kick-off meeting, during which we established […]

Looking for a Junior Marine Scientist – Apply Now

Are you a passionate marine biologist ready for the next stage in your career? Join our passionate team and unlock your full potential in a dynamic research environment. At our company, you’ll have the freedom to shape innovative projects, collaborate with a diverse range of experts, and advance your career while making a meaningful impact. […]

IRSAI Kick Off – Integrating Remote Sensing and Artificial Intelligence to monitor maritime activities across Limassol Bay

On Wednesday 07/06 we had our kick-off meeting for our ground-breaking project in Limassol! Limassol, known for its vibrant maritime sector and sentinel location, is facing an increasing threat from anthropogenic spillages in its coastal waters. These incidents not only endanger marine ecosystems but also impact the quality of life and economy of the region. […]

EIA Information Day – Expansion of Ichthys Eco-Farm

Under the EU’s Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive (2011/92/EU as amended by 2014/52/EU), major building or development projects in the EU must first be assessed for their impact on the environment. This is done before the project can start. The EIA procedure guarantees environmental protection and transparency with regard to the decision-making process for several public and […]

MER is hiring!

Are you a passionate marine biologist or a science enthusiast with a strong background in marine biology or a related field? Join our team and unlock your potential in Marine Biology. Experience the dynamic environment of our research-company, autonomy to shape projects, collaborate with diverse experts, accelerate your career, and make a significant impact while enjoying […]

New project – Environmental monitoring of Vasilikos LNG

 02/05/2023 We are excited to announce the launch of an important new project that aims to monitor and mitigate potential environmental impacts of a significant development in the energy sector of Cyprus. The Vasilikos LNG Receiving and Regasification Terminal Project has officially begun and is set to continue throughout 2023 and beyond. This terminal will […]

First culinary training course for invasive species

Ecologists and Chefs join forces: First culinary training course for invasive species More than fourteen thousand alien species have been introduced into Europe through anthropogenic practices. Invasive species pose a major threat to biodiversity worldwide, many are detrimental to society, human health and the economy. It is estimated that invasive species and the problems they […]