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OceanCare News

OceanCare-30 Anniversary

In 1989, during a dive off the Maldives, Sigrid Lüber had a life-changing encounter with a group of dolphins. This awe-inspiring moment created the catalyst for OceanCare. Supported by thousands of donors, volunteers and like-minded partners, the organisation works at...

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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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