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OceanCare News

Side Event on underwater noise impacts at Fish Forum 2018

On Wednesday, 12th December, OceanCare organised a side event at the Fish Forum 2018 of the General Fisheries Commission of the Mediterranean (GFCM) on ocean noise impacts on fisheries in the context of SDG 14. The participants heard presentations by Bjørnar...

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Problem child Mediterranean Sea

The report "The State of Mediterranean and Black Sea Fisheries 2018" was published at the Fish Forum currently taking place in Rome on 11 December. The report, which was awaited with great anticipation, raises hope on the one hand, but on the other it clearly shows...

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OceanCare at the Fish Forum 2018

The Fish Forum 2018 of the General Fisheries Commission of the Mediterranean (GFCM) in Rome from 10 to 14 December, bringing together regional scientists and experts in fisheries and marine conservation, in particular for the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, started...

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Pre-screening of the documentary “Whale like me”

250 people followed the invitation by OceanCare and Shifting Values on 9th of October to attend a special pre-screening of the documentary "Whale like me" in Vienna. The interest was overwhelming and at least another hundred or more people could have joined the...

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International Whaling Commission: welcome to the future!

Florianópolis, Brazil, 13th September 2018. The member states of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) have just adopted the so-called "Florianópolis Declaration" by a simple majority and have thus committed themselves to a historical reorientation of the...

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Vote to establish South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary fails

Florianópolis, Brazil, 11th September 2018. The proposal by Argentina, Brazil, Gabon, South Africa and Uruguay to declare the South Atlantic a Whale Sanctuary has again not received the necessary support of a three-quarter majority at the second day of the...

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