Washington, DC/Wädenswil, Switzerland/Munich, Germany, April 3, 2018: The annual whaling season in the North Atlantic began on April 1. The governments of Iceland and Norway keep ignoring the international ban on commercial whaling and continue to unilaterally...read more
Hamburg/Zurich, 30 January 2018: Reputable environmental protection organisations regularly publish powerful, emotive images: sandy beaches covered in, entire coastal regions spoilt by and dead marine animals suffocated by plastic waste. The reason for this...read more
'Their Future is Our Future ‘ - that is the poignant theme of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) meeting taking place in Manila, The Philippines next week. As Fabienne, Margi, Niki and I scurry around in our last final preparations for this meeting, sending...read more
The seas around Antarctica are the most untouched ocean environment left on Earth. They are home to almost ten thousand different animal species. But humankind is encroaching even upon these remote areas, posing a number of threats.