Olfa is a researcher at the National Institute of Sea Sciences and Technologies in Tunisia, she is involved in conservation of endangered species, which are facing climate change amongst other threats. She’s the national cordinator of the EU-INDICIT II project, the coordinator of the Sea Turtle Rescue Centre and a focal point of the national stranding network for cetaceans and turtles.
INSTM is a scientific research institute under the supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries. It has acquired since its creation in 1924 a long experience in marine science. INSTM conducts scientific research on the coastal environment and marine resources as well as the anthropic and natural impacts. Socio-economic impacts of fisheries and aquaculture are in the full interest of the activities of INSTM.
Our action for climate change
One of the objectives of INSTM is to understand how our marine environment and coastal ecosystems are evolving, the impacts of climate variability and climate change on marine resources and on citizen life; ultimately anticipating future environmental conditions within the continuously changing Mediterranean.