Together through stormy times
Within a few weeks, our everyday life has changed completely. As most people, we are also working from home. The commitment to the oceans, however, remains unchanged. Our work is only possible thanks to the support of our donors. We are very grateful that so many have remained at our sides, even during difficult times.
Support our work
Good partnerships are important, especially in stormy times. We are in close contact with our project partners and support them to continue their work despite restrictions. For example Dr. Alexandros Frantzis, head of the project “Save Moby” to save the sperm whales in the eastern Mediterranean.
Since 2002 OceanCare has taken steps to reduce noise pollution, caused by the military, the oil and gas industry and by the shipping traffic (silent oceans campaign). Especially in the Mediterranean, OceanCare has contributed to protect marine mammals from this form of pollution.
Scientists from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) have published landmark advice today, warning the European Commission that immediate action is needed to protect two critically vulnerable marine species. A group of NGOs has welcomed the...
Norway’s whale hunt: fallen out of time Wädenswil, 9th April 2020: The 1st of April marked the start of the annual whaling season in Norway with a self-allocated quota of 1,278 animals. The first minke whale was killed already. Norway’s quota is five times higher than...
In June 2018, a breath of fresh air came into the Spanish politics, an air, for the first time in many years, with a sweet green aroma. The new government, chaired by the Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez (PSOE, social-democrats), placed the fight against climate change...