OceanCare is committed to marine wildlife protection. Since 2011 with Special Consultative Status on marine issues with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
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It’s only thanks to the generous support by people like you that we can protect the habitat of marine wildlife.
No sharks for Sinsheim
There are plans to construct a shark adventure aquarium in Sinsheim, a town in south-western Germany. Sign our petition to the mayor and the city council of Sinsheim and help us protect sharks from being subjected to a sad existence in an aquarium.
Sign our petition calling on the Swiss Parliament to ban the import and transit of hunting trophies. More than 700 polar bears a year fall victim to the hunters’ bullets in Canada alone. Many trophies, like heads, hides and other body parts, end up as decoration in the hunters’ homes.
Plastic debris in the oceans
Plastic waste poisons marine animals, blocks their intestines or strangles them to death. The edutainment video “Plastic debris in the oceans” puts the cause and consequence of the plastic and microplastic issue in a nutshell. Did you know that 80% of marine plastic debris is land-based and finds its way via wind and rivers to the oceans? We urgently need to rethink our daily handling of plastics: reduce, remove, recycle!
One of the largest mass strandings of cetaceans seems to have ended by Sunday, 12th of February, 2017. Since Friday, about 670 pilot whales stranded at Farewell Spit on New Zealand’s South Island. Some 320 of these marine mammals seem to have survived, while at least...read more
Pilot project on environmental protection: Heinemann Duty Free relies on reusable bags and supports the marine conservation organisation OceanCare Wädenswil/Hamburg, January 2nd, 2017. Palm trees, white sandy beaches and turquoise sea – this is the epitome of a...read more
From time to time we receive emails from students and other candidates who apply for internships, or as field assistants. At OceanCare we have very few positions available and unfortunately we are forced to say no most of the time. However, should any position become...read more