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OceanCare News

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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We mourn for Joanna Toole, our dear colleague and friend

Dear friends and colleagues, Today we mourn the loss of Joanna Toole. There is so much that is beautiful about Joanna, it’s difficult to express her soul in mere words. Perhaps it’s the heart that is more intuitive at times like these—able to register the connections...

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We mourn the loss of a true champion

Wädenswil/Vienna/Kangaroo Island, 29th January 2019 Dear family and friends of Bradnee Chambers,Dear CMS-Team, The news about the passing of Bradnee Chambers on January 23rd 2019 was a shock that has hits us without comparison. It is hard news to accept, and leaves us...

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Noise reduction required in European waters!

Brussels, 24th January 2019 - Member States of the European Union are set to fail to protect marine wildlife from the impacts of intense underwater noise levels by 2020, despite a requirement to do so under EU marine law.  This is the conclusion of a report reviewing...

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