In an open letter, OceanCare urgently appeals to the governments of the People’s Republic of China, the Russian Federation and to NATO regarding their military maneuvers in the Mediterranean.

Urgent appeal to China, Russia and the NATO to comply with species protection provisions

The military activities appear to defy existing intergovernmental agreements and conservation measures put in place to protect endangered and vulnerable species and their habitat.
OceanCare warns, for example, against the fatal consequences of using intense sonar systems which have been the cause of numerous atypical whale strandings in the past.