OceanCare is committed to marine wildlife protection. Since 2011 with Special Consultative Status on marine issues with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
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It’s only thanks to the generous support by people like you that we can protect the habitat of marine wildlife.
Sign our petition calling on the Swiss Parliament to ban the import and transit of hunting trophies. More than 700 polar bears a year fall victim to the hunters’ bullets in Canada alone. Many trophies, like heads, hides and other body parts, end up as decoration in the hunters’ homes.
The seas around Antarctica are the most untouched ocean environment left on Earth. They are home to almost ten thousand different animal species. But humankind is encroaching even upon these remote areas, posing a number of threats.
Plastic debris in the oceans
Plastic waste poisons marine animals, blocks their intestines or strangles them to death. The edutainment video “Plastic debris in the oceans” puts the cause and consequence of the plastic and microplastic issue in a nutshell.
Did you know that 80% of marine plastic debris is land-based and finds its way via wind and rivers to the oceans? We urgently need to rethink our daily handling of plastics: reduce, remove, recycle!
NGOs urge European Union to take lead in ending whaling in European waters Portorož, 26th October 2016. During the 66th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC), conservation organisations openly criticised the fact that actions against commercial whaling...read more
Portorož, 20th October 2016. From 24th to 28th of October, 2016, Portorož (Slovenia) hosts the conference of the International Whaling Commission (IWC). Preliminaries already start today, 20th of October. 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the entry into force of the...read more
From time to time we receive emails from students and other candidates who apply for internships, or as field assistants. At OceanCare we have very few positions available and unfortunately we are forced to say no most of the time. However, should any position become...read more