The North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission


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NAMMCO 21st Council Meeting

The Council of NAMMCO and the associated Management Committees convened 11 - 13 September 2012 at the Thon Hotel Lofoten, Svolvær, Lofoten Islands, Norway. This meeting marked 20 years of the NAMMCO Agreement. The Annual Report of this 21st meeting is online.

NAMMCO 19th Scientific Committee Meeting

The Scientific Committee of NAMMCO held its plenary meeting 19 - 22 April 2012, in Tasiilaq, East Greenland. The report of the meeting is online.


NAMMCO Committees on Hunting Methods and Observation and Inspection

The Committee on Hunting Methods met in Copenhagen, Denmark, 7 - 8 March 2012, followed by a meeting of the Committee on Observation and Inspection, 8 March. The report from this meeting can be found here.


NAMMCO-JCNB Joint Scientific Working Group on Narwhal and Beluga

The JWG of the NAMMCO Scientific Committee Working Group on Narwhal and Beluga and the Canada-Greenland Joint Committee on Narwhal and Beluga convened in Copenhagen (Denmark), 12 - 17 February 2012. The report is available as Annex 1 in the report of the 19th meeting of the Scientific Committee.

NAMMCO SC Working Group on Abundance Estimates

Survey Planning for the next T-NASS has begun. NAMMCO Scientific Committe members and Invited Experts met to lay the foundations for the successor of the first T-NASS which took place in 2007. The meeting was held in Reykjavik (Iceland), 10 - 12 January 2012.