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18/12/2017 11:30pm
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Silent Night for Whales off the Baleares - oil exploration and development stopped

The Meeting of Parties to the Barcelona Convention declared the waters between the Baleares and the Spanish mainland a Specially Protected Area of Mediterranean Importance (SPAMI). Read the press release by OceanCare, NRDC and Alianza Mar Blava.

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16/12/2017 1:00pm
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Protected Area in Spanish Mediterranean waters to be declared before Christmas?

The Meeting of Parties to the Barcelona Convention on 17–20 Dec 2017 will decide on a proposal submitted by the Spanish government to declare the waters between the Baleares and the Spanish mainland a Specially Protected Area of Mediterranean Importance (SPAMI). Read the press release by OceanCare, NRDC and Alianza Mar Blava.

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24/11/2017 11:00am
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Concerns over impact of underwater noise by hydrocarbon exploration in South-Eastern European waters

An international expert workshop discussed the issue of underwater noise on the 22nd and 23rd of November 2017 in Split, Croatia, with a special focus on numerous planned oil exploration activities in the south-eastern Mediterranean Sea. The convenors OceanCare and NRDC sum up the workshop outcome.

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24/11/2017 10:34am
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Underwater noise by oil exploration activities in South-east European waters: Expert workshop discusses conservation measures

Around 70 experts from 17 countries are meeting for a workshop on the 22nd and 23rd of November 2017 to discuss underwater noise caused by hydrocarbon exploration under the seabed, its consequences on marine biodiversity and possible conservation measures.

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06/11/2017 8:30pm
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Study: Underwater noise poses a risk to human food security

OceanCare presented today a new literature review documenting alarming evidence of the detrimental impacts of underwater noise activities on fish and invertebrates. The review shows that the problem is much larger than expected.

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28/10/2017 11:40am
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Results of species conservation conference in Manila

The 12th Session of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS COP12) ends today, 28th of October 2017, in Manila, the Philippines. OceanCare welcomes the adoption of resolutions relating to the three main topics promoted by the organisation: underwater noise, marine plastic pollution, and aquatic wild meat.

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20/10/2017 10:30am

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Better protection for migratory species?

Representatives of more than 120 countries gather from 23rd to 28th of October in Manila, the Philippines, to debate this issue. #cmscop12

Read the kick-off press release by OceanCare.

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15/09/2017 11:00am

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„The Sea“

German rock band ITCHY presents new single THE SEA. Launch of OceanCare campaign #Icare against plastic pollution

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01/09/2017 1:30pm
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International Call to protect whale migration corridor in Spanish Mediterranean waters

In a meeting with high-level represenatatives of the Spanish Ministry of Environment on the 1st of September, 2017, Nicolas Entrup for OceanCare and NRDC, and Carlos Bravo for Alianza Mar Blava handed over a letter signed by scientists and NGOs from all continents, calling for the cetacean migration corridor between the Baleares and the Spanish mainland to be protected and hydrocarbon exploration activities to be prevented. Searching for oil and gas in the seafloor is done by employing extremely loud explosive sound.

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29/06/2017 11:40am

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Dolphin flesh as shark bait!

Caution, this video shows cruel scenes. However, it highlights in which country thousands of dolphins are being hunted every year to end up as bait in the shark fisheries. Learn more and see how you can help support initiatives in Peru which advocate strict dolphin and shark protection.

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