Founded in 1954 by naturalist [Luc Hoffmann](https://tourduvalat.org/en/fondation-tour-du-valat/luc-hoffmann/), the Tour du Valat is a research institute engaged in activities for the conservation of Mediterranean wetlands.
Situated in the heart of the Camargue, the team of specialists develop research programs on how wetlands function, and test management processes that are adapted to the issues and specificities of the region.
Organization: [Tour du Valat](https://tourduvalat.org/en/)
Location: Arles, France
Image credit: Tour du Valat
Presented at [IdeasCity Arles](http://www.ideas-city.org/arles/public-conference/about-3/)