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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.
Traffic rules for shipping in important whale and dolphin habitat is essential, conservationists say
Istanbul, 8th November 2019: Today, the 7th Meeting of the Parties (MoP) to the Agreement for the protection of whales and dolphins in the Mediterranean and Black Seas (ACCOBAMS) came to a close. The government of the Republic of Turkey – which became the most recent...
On the first day of the Seventh Meeting of the Parties to the Agreement for the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Mediterranean and Black Seas (ACCOBAMS), OceanCare invites the government representatives of the coastal states to a side event to present the SAVE MOBY...
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...