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OceanCare News

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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UN Conference “Our Oceans, Our Future”…Our Challenge

OceanCare to participate in critical UN conference to determine the future of our oceans Wädenswil/Switzerland, 1stJune 2017. All next week, coinciding with World Oceans Day on the 8th June, OceanCare will be joining governments, United Nation’s agencies, the...

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Shipping Noise: new data, clear recommendations

Underwater noise pollution from ships is a chronic, global stressor impacting a wide range of marine species. Ambient ocean noise levels nearly doubled each decade from 1963-2007 in low-frequency bands attributed to shipping, inspiring a pledge from the International...

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Keeping whale meat off the holiday menu

Experiencing local or traditional food items may be a holiday highlight for many people, however OceanCare are urging tourists to refrain from purchasing whale meat when traveling abroad. Despite an international ban, Iceland, Norway and Japan continue to kill whales...

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A win for whales

Balearic parliament sets scene for groundbreaking change in the country’s energy and conservation policy A few days ago, the Balearic parliament has unanimously approved the "Proposal of Law on the protection of the Mediterranean Sea under Spanish jurisdiction against...

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OceanCare tables aquatic bushmeat at CoP12 in Abidjan

Last week OceanCare participated in the 12th conference of the parties to the Abidjan Convention in the Ivory Coast, West Africa. The Abidjan Convention provides an overarching legal framework for all marine-related programmes in West, Central and Southern Africa....

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