Portneuf-sur-Mer, Québec. Canada

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The Mériscope is honored with the Canadian Nature Inspiration Award 2022

Each year, the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa presents the Nature Inspiration Awards. These prestigious awards recognize individuals, businesses and not-for-profits that show leadership, innovation and creative approaches to sustainability in order to connect Canadians with nature and the natural world. The Mériscope was one of five finalists in the small and medium-sized nonprofit…
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Minke Whales in the Scope: Satellite Tracking, Biochemical Tracers and Population Genomics

Using next-generation tracking, biochemical tracers, and genomics to advance understanding of migration, feeding, and population structure of minke whales in the St. Lawrence (2021-2024); in collaboration with Dr. Melissa McKinney (McGill University), Dr. Denis Roy (McGill University), and Haley Land-Miller (PhD candidate, McGill University). The goal of this project is to address gaps in knowledge in North…
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New Website, New Status, Same Mission

It’s with great joy and a bit of pride that we are introducing our new website – in three language versions totalling more than 100 pages! After 12 years, the former website has become an internet dinosaur, so time had come to create something new. One prominent feature of the new website is that you…
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Finally – a New Boat for the Mériscope: the NARVAL

May 15, 2009 – After several months of browsing the used boat market for rigid-hulled inflatables, we finally acquired a 22 foot Zeppelin in pristine condition, equipped with an almost new 130 HP outboard and stuffed with high-grade electronics. With this boat, the Mériscope becomes fully independent for its operations at sea, a very important…
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