February 4, 2019
Seminar Monday 4 February 2019 – “Social monogamy and the evolution of long-term partnerships in birds”
On Monday 4 February 2019 at 11am, Oscar Sanchez-Macouzet (Post-doctoral researcher at the Tour du Valat) will present in the Tour du Valat Jean-Paul Taris Room a seminar in English titled “Social monogamy and the evolution of long-term partnerships in birds” ; the access is free. Abstract The study of animal mating systems has been […]
From January 22 to January 24, 2019
International Workshop: Implementation of Nature-based Solutions to Tackle Climate Change: Focus on the Mediterranean Region”
An international workshop “Implementation of Nature-based Solutions to Tackle Climate Change: Focus on the Mediterranean Region” will take place in Marseille from 22 to 24 January 2019. The Tour du Valat is one of its partners. You will find below and attached the press release of the event. To know more about the Tour du […]
November 8, 2018
Within the cycle of annual lectures on conservation biology, initiated by Tour du Valat in order to highlight the work on waterbirds conservation of Heinz Hafner, we have the pleasure to invite you to the 2018 lecture, on 8th November at 18.30pm, Jean-Paul Taris conference room, at the Tour du Valat. Prof. Tim Clutton-Brock, […]
From May 16 to May 18, 2018
4th Tour du Valat Conference for Young Scientists – Conservation Sciences in the Mediterranean Region
NEW : A statistical workshop (initiation) will take place on 15th, organized by the Tour du Valat PhD’s students The Tour du Valat, Research Institute for the Conservation of Mediterranean Wetlands, in partnership with CEFE-CNRS (Montpellier University) and IMBE (Aix-Marseille University), is organizing the 4th conference on Conservation Sciences in the Mediterranean region for young scientists […]
November 16, 2017
Within the cycle of annual lectures on conservation biology, initiated by Tour du Valat in order to highlight the work on waterbirds conservation of Heinz Hafner, we have the pleasure to invite you to the 2017 lecture, on 16th November at 18.30pm, Jean-Paul Taris conference room, at the Tour du Valat. Frédéric Thomas, CNRS Research […]
From October 16 to November 26, 2017
The Friends of Tour du Valat Association is launching its second photo competition from October 16th to November 26th, 2017, with the thematic “Blue”. Six photography worshops are to be won. Feel free to participate! Please find here and here opposite all the relevant informations as well as the regulation.
From August 21 to August 25, 2017
The next International Union of Game Biologists Congress will be held 21-25th August 2017 in Montpellier. The 14th « Perdix » symposium, dedicated to galliforms, is organised simultaneously. 400 participants are expected, the authors of the communications originating from over 30 countries in Europe, America, Africa and Asia. More than 150 oral communications and close […]
March 6, 2017
The documentary “Tour du Valat, where Research meets Nature” is now online. Produced by the Swiss company Orca Production with the support of Anne-Sophie Deville, one of its former PhD student, the movie comes back to the Tour du Valat’s fascinating history, since it was created in the heart of the Camargue in 1954 by […]
February 28, 2017
The Tour du Valat newsletter #24 has just been published with a thematic issue about antibiotic resistances in wildlife, a field the research institute is at the forefront of. You can read it clicking here. Happy reading!
November 18, 2016
Article – Epizoic algae distribution on the carapace and plastron of the European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis, Linnaeus, 1758): A study from the Camargue, France
This article was published in December 2016 in the Cryptogamie, Algologie journal; it deals with the study of distribution of epizoic algae on European Pond turtles in the Camargue. You can access it on the publisher’s website, as well as its abstract, trhough the opposite link.