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Underwater noise: The hidden danger of deep-sea mining
Deep-Sea Mining: Spot on the noise issue. OceanCare releases its report titled “Deep-Sea Mining: A noisy affair”. It is the first in-depth analysis addressing concerns about noise emissions from exploration and expected exploitation activities in the deep-sea and their potential impacts on marine life.
Call on Spain to become a world pioneer in the protection of Cetaceans from underwater noise pollution
The OceanCare report “Quiet Waters for Whales and Dolphins” was presented at the press conference in Palma de Mallorca this November. This document is designed to support the Spanish Ministry for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge (MITECO) in the development of the conservation management plan for the Cetacean Migration Corridor.
End the Faroese Whale and Dolphin hunts
On the 12th September 2021 at least 1,400 Atlantic white-sided dolphins and dozens of juveniles were killed in one single mass killing event in the Faore Islands. This is the largest dolphin hunt in the islands’ history and possibly the largest single hunt ever undertaken worldwide. It happened at the doorstep of the European Union which grants these marine mammals the highest protection status and prohibits any direct takes. Together we call for an end of these hunts!
Whale conservation in dire straits, International Whaling Commission at the crossroads – NGO Vision Paper on the IWC’s 75th anniversary Wädenswil/Washington D.C., 2nd December 2021. The International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling celebrates its 75th...
Wädenswil, 30 November 2021: OceanCare is carrying out a strategically planned generational change: As of 1 January 2022, Fabienne McLellan will take over the management of the international marine conservation organisation. Sigrid Lüber, founder of OceanCare, will...
It’s 30 years now that the Vaquita, a small porpoise species restricted to the northern Gulf of California, Mexico, was classified as “endangered” on the Red List. Today, no more than 9 (nine) vaquitas are left – living relics with a gene pool already too small to...