Palma Aquarium is a marine park committed to the conservation of the seas and oceans around the world and more concrete with the Balearic Sea, since its opening in 2007, thus becoming involved in multiple environmental actions during these years.
In March 2016, the “Palma Aquarium Foundation for the Protection of the Environment” was formally established, a non-profit organization promoted by Palma Aquarium with the aim of offering personal, material means to the service of conservation, education and investigation.
The aims of the Palma Aquarium Foundation are:
-Contribute to the conservation of biodiversity.
-Impulse the rehabilitation of threatened species and the recovery of damage decosystems.
-Develop environmental education and awareness campaigns.
-Promote institutional cooperation between public and prívate entities to acheive common environmental objectives.
-Help in the social intergration of disabled people or those at risk of exclusión.
What we do
We spread awareness about the vital relationship that human beings have with the seas and oceans as well as the importance of its conservation.
Rescue centre for protected marine animals (sea turtles, cetaceans and sharks).
Evaluation Study of beach quality in regards to sea turtle (Caretta caretta) nests.
We want to encourage from a young age the importance of conserving biodiversity.
The seas and oceans of the world are our main source of supply for the vital…
Project "Stellaris Action"
Pilot project for the captive breeding and introduction to the wild of small Mediterranean sharks in collaboration with other entities and organisations.
Marinas and Nautic Clubs Action
Since the summer of 2015, the Palma Aquarium Foundation has been working jointly with several nautical clubs in Mallorca.
The Palma Aquarium Foundation for the Protection of the Environment has launched a campaign called “ANIDA”.
We want to promote the importance of conserving the autochthonous flora of the Ses Fontanelles area among young people….
Mantente al día con la actualidad de la Fundación.
The SOS Palma Aquarium program for sea turtle recovery awarded in the “VIII edition of the Sinofos Awards”
Last Thursday, October 10, the Palma Aquarium Foundation was awarded in the “VIII edition of the 'Sinofós' Awards” organized by ‘Mès-Estimam Palma’. These awards are a recognition to people and / or entities that work to achieve a more supportive, sustainable, humane...
Last August the Palma Aquarium Foundation and Mallorca Mega Resort S.L. launched a campaign called “Animals are ALL” as a result of the collaboration agreement between both entities. The campaign consists of collecting the lost towels that accumulate in the hotels...
On October 2nd, three sea turtles that had been in Palma Aquarium´s recovery centre returned back to the sea in the Toro marine reserve (Calviá). Lui was found on the 26th of July near Santa Eulalia, Ibiza, floating on the sea surface, when they approached the turtle...
The loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) is the most abundant sea turtle in the Mediterranean. Traditionally, it has nested in the eastern basin (Turkey, Greece and Cyprus), but not in its westernmost part. However, as of 2001 some sporadic nests were registered in...
The Palma Aquarium Foundation responded to a request from the RMA Mallorca football Academy, who contacted us a couple of months ago. We were very pleased to meet Robert, the manager of the headquarters of this Sports Foundation in the Balearic Islands. Robert is the...