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UN Oceans Conference concludes with call to take action

Wädenswil/New York, 9 June 2017. The United Nations’ five-day conference on marine conservation in New York concluded with a Call for Action. This declaration was agreed upon unanimously by the country representatives, including a range of head of states and...

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Aquatic bush-meat: A forced tradition

You, not unlike myself, will probably conjure up images of a group of people sitting around a bonfire and grilling up some wild coyote (or some equally gamey piece of meat) when you hear the phrase “bush-meat”. And in, fact, you’re not entirely wrong- but that’s not...

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No sharks for “Shark City”

There are plans to construct a shark adventure aquarium in Pfungstadt, a town in south-western Germany. Sign our petition to the mayor and the city council of Pfungstadt and help us protect sharks from being subjected to a sad existence in an aquarium.

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Protect Antarctica

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.

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