Monaco: Sea life and its protection are an ongoing commitment

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The Monaco sea is home to a dazzling array of marine life. As a principality with a huge amount of coastline in proportion to its surface area, seafaring and ocean conservation have always played a significant role in Monegasque culture. An infatuation with the seas and oceans has long been spearheaded by Monaco’s royal family. Prince Albert I of Monaco dedicated much of his life to the study of oceanography (then a relatively new discipline), marine conservation and the scientific study of the oceans. In 1910, he opened the Monaco Oceanographic Museum, which is now world famous. Continue reading