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Petition to end the Faroese Whale and Dolphin hunts.

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. It happened at the doorstep of the European Union which grants these marine mammals the highest protection status and prohibits any direct takes. Together we call for an end of these hunts!

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Single-use plastics pollution: where does Europe stand?

Now is the time to move away from single-use plastics – literally! As of July 3, all EU countries and Norway must transpose to the Single-Use Plastics Directive, one of the most ambitious laws to tackle plastic pollution on earth! Which countries are on track and which need to speed up ?

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Once again: Dolphin killing in the Faroe Islands

Wädenswil, 23. September 2021: Just ten days after a mass killing of more than 1,400 Atlantic white-sided dolphins, the Faroe Islands saw another drive hunt yesterday, September 22nd. This time, 52 pilot whales were driven into a beach and cruelly killed. The marine...

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Faroe Islands: It simply has to stop!

The recent news from the Faroe Islands of a massive dolphin kill there on September 12th has caused concerns to be voiced all over the world and also in the islands themselves. Almost 1,500 Atlantic white-sided dolphins were killed in a single event. This is an...

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Major oil spill off California again threatens Wildlife

A large oil slick off the coast of Orange County in the USA has started to wash ashore over the weekend affecting wildlife and wetlands. The slick is said to cover some 13 square miles (33 sq km) and is estimated in press reports at about 126,000 gallons (572,807...

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