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The impact of underwater noise on marine wildlife
Levels of anthropogenic (human-generated) noise have doubled every decade for the past 60 years in some regions. This destructive underwater noise is mostly caused by the military, the oil and gas industry and shipping traffic. Bjørnar Nicolaisen, coastal fisherman in Norway, on the impacts of underwater noise on marine wildlife.
World Cleanup Day 2019 in Zurich
On World Cleanup Day, 21.09.19, together with partners and 170 volunteers, we collected over a ton of waste on land and in the water. The finds: Five e-scooters, a shopping cart, a chair, an exhaust, bicycles, hundreds of cans, plastic cups, glass bottles, plastic bags and 16’000 cigarette butts.
Canyons are striking landscape features, providing habitat for a great diversity of wildlife. The same is true for marine canyons. One very remarkable underwater canyon is the Hellenic Trench in the eastern Mediterranean, which stretches across more than 50,000 km²...
After 20 years, OceanCare successfully completes its field research in the Mediterranean Sea and presents its findings in relevant fora
From 2000 to 2015 OceanCare carried out a monitoring project in the Pelagos Sanctuary in the Corso-Liguro-Provencal sector of the Mediterranean Sea and documented the temporal and spatial distribution of cetaceans in this area during 6-8 weeks and several hundred...
Next Monday, 23 September 2019, hundreds of government representatives, diplomats, representatives of multilateral agreements and organisations, the private sector and civil society will gather in New York on the occasion of the Climate Action Summit convened by UN...