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740 dolphins fell victim to the drive hunts in Japan

March 1st is a pleasant day not only as the first day of meteorological spring, but also because it marks the end of the drive hunt season in Taiji, Japan. In this coastal fishing village, boats drive dolphins into a cove every winter. These drives alone are dreadful...

New research findings emphasise the call for quieter oceans

Actually, we don’t need any more studies to prove that underwater noise has a negative impact on whales, but new research underscores the already loud call for quieter oceans. Two current studies look into the effects of noise on beaked whales and minke whales. Beaked...

In the spotlight: SaveMoby. Focused and solution-oriented.

On the first day of the Seventh Meeting of the Parties to the Agreement for the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Mediterranean and Black Seas (ACCOBAMS), OceanCare invites the government representatives of the coastal states to a side event to present the SaveMoby...