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OceanCare News

Japan begins commercial hunting of over 200 great whales

Wädenswil, Switzerland, 1st July 2019: Five whaling ships set sail today and the first minke whale has already been harpooned. It is the beginning of the first commercial whaling activities in 33 years since the global moratorium on whaling came into force. The...

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The women and the sea

World Oceans Day 2019: United Nations celebrate the oceans through the gender lens, paying tribute to outstanding people who work to protect the sea. Women like Sigrid Lüber from Switzerland who founded OceanCare 30 years ago.

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Mediterranean deep-sea region threatened by oil exploration

Wädenswil, 13 May 2019. In a joint statement to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, dozens of scientists, environmental and species conservation organisations express their concern about planned oil developments off Greece. The reason: the allocation of drilling...

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Aquatic Wildmeat: A local issue with global responsibility

Aquatic wildmeat is defined as the products derived from aquatic mammals, birds and reptiles used for subsistence food and traditional uses, including meat, shells, bones and organs and as bait for fisheries. Endangered, threatened and protected species are affected...

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„Oceans of Noise“ – Podcast series by THE GUARDIAN

Within its „weekly science podcast“ THE GUARDIAN has released three episodes focusing on ocean noise. Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson has put together extraordinary podcasts taking a deep dive into the world of sound underwater. In the description to the...

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