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Petition to end the Faroese Whale and Dolphin hunts

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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. Together we call for an end of these hunts!

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16th February 2022. Yesterday, Tuesday, the long-awaited report about dolphin hunting was presented to the Cabinet of Ministers of the Faroese Islands. Read more

Be aware of noise | Ocean noise poses a threat to marine life

Noise emissions are predominantly caused by the petroleum industry searching for hydrocarbon resources, navies and shipping. Seismic airguns are used to search the seabed for oil and gas and emit intense impulsive noise every 10 to 15 seconds for several weeks. OceanCare engages to make the ocean a quiet place.

 

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.

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OceanLove – the most beautiful sides of the ocean. In your mailbox at the beginning of each month.

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Many challenges are awaiting marine conservationists like you. Underwater noise, plastic pollution, overfishing, animal issues: there is much to do. We are so grateful that you do not turn a blind eye to these problems but help us find solutions. That is why we would like to thank you with a small gift. Each month, starting in January, we will send you a stunning picture of a marine animal to download for your desktop and mobile wallpaper, with a positive message or a fascinating fact.

It should remind us why we are marine conservationists. For the love of the ocean and marine life.

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Faroe Islands: 60 pilot whales killed in first hunt of the year

  Berlin, Vienna, Zurich, May 8, 2022: Yesterday, Saturday, May 7, a so-called ‘grindadrap’ (whale drive-hunt) occurred on the Faroe Islands for the first time this year. Eyewitnesses report that an entire school consisting of about 60 pilot whales was killed at the...

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When night becomes day – a newly recognized problem

Laetitia Nunny and Mark Simmonds Do you ever look up at the night sky and feel that the stars are disappearing; and somehow, they seem less bright than they used to be? This is one facet of a phenomenon coming increasingly into focus as a significant threat to wild...

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