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OceanCare News

Did NATO manoeuvre cause whale stranding in Morocco?

A few days ago, on March 13th, 2017, a large-scale NATO manoeuvre called ‘Dynamic Manta’ started south of Sicily. This manoeuvre, which lasts for several days and is still ongoing, involves navy ships of 10 NATO member states and serves, among other things, as a...

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Peru Bans Dolphin Killing Harpoon and Landing of Shark Fins

Wädenswil, Switzerland/St. Augustine, USA/Lima, Peru, December 19th, 2016. The Peruvian Ministry of Production has banned the notorious harpoons used in the artisanal longline fishery to kill dolphins for shark bait. Video evidence of the use of these harpoons was...

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Online petition against the construction of a shark aquarium

There are plans to construct a shark adventure aquarium in Sinsheim, a town in south-western Germany. The operating company has already applied for a building permit and plans to open the aquarium in 2017. OceanCare calls on the mayor and the city council of Sinsheim...

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Success: Air guns get a blow in EU waters!

While some EU Member States already had imposed that environmental impact assessments (EIAs) need to be undertaken prior to the employment of seismic air guns, other EU Member States had not done so. Seismic air guns are being used for surveys looking for hydrocarbon...

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CMS and OceanCare Sign Partnership Agreement

Bonn, 10 November 2016 – CMS and OceanCare signed a Partnership Agreement today to formalize their cooperation to better conserve aquatic and marine migratory species. CMS Executive Secretary, Bradnee Chambers, and OceanCare President, Sigrid Lüber, signed the...

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