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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!
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.
New study from University College Cork increases concerns over ocean noise impacts. In spite of the worsening climate crisis, the petroleum industry is still searching for unknown hydrocarbon deposits in the seabed. Hydrocarbon exploration uses airguns fired by...
Naples, December 3, 2019: On the second day of the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the Barcelona Convention (Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean), the area between the Balearic Islands and the Spanish mainland has been formally approved as...