Whale-Safe certification to facilitate whale-ship collisions issue


While 7 out of 13 great whale species are on the trajectory to extinction given pervasive overfishing and being caught as ‘by-catch’, colliding with ships has been identified as the main threat to whales in the Atlantic and Mediterranean Oceans. Though ship collisions have been identified by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) as a significant […]

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Researchers Need Help Photographing Butterflies


Calling all citizen scientists for a global butterfly census. See that butterfly flitting in your garden? Snap a photo and join a new citizen scientist project.   The Global Butterfly Census is asking for help to track butterflies in their natural habitat around the world.    The project was launched by Friend of the Earth, a program from the […]

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WSO Urges Ghana Govt To Develop Policies To Prevent Exploitation Of Natural Resources


ounder and Director of the World Sustainability Organization, Paolo Bray has called on the Government of Ghana to develop policies targeted at preventing the exploitation of the country’s natural resources. Speaking in an interview with GHOne TV’s Natalie Fort, he noted although Ghana has an impressive story of economic growth, the impact of economic development on the country’s […]

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Satellite monitoring of fishing fleets: A definitive answer to consumer concerns about sustainable seafood.  Friend of the Sea Sustainable Seafood Certification first to monitor fleet compliance by means of satellites. Friend of the Sea, the leading international certification of sustainable seafood and Omega3, has developed its own enhanced platform based on satellite technology to monitor the over […]

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AQUARIUM RUBRUM, the first Italian aquarium to be certified Friend of the Sea for its commitment to the conservation of the marine environment


Aquarium Rubrum is the first Italian alive red coral aquarium to obtain the International Friend of the Sea Sustainable Aquarium Certification. It is located inside the San Giacomo tower in Alghero, Sardinia (Italy) and the project comes from an idea of the artisan Davide Simula, in collaboration with the Marine Protected Area of Capo Caccia – Isola […]

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Save the Butterflies


There are over 230.000 species of butterflies and moths in the world. An amazing and breathtaking biodiversity. From half an inch to 12 inches across, they live on average 2 weeks. We know the status of only about 1% of all these species, but most of them are constantly in danger of disappearing. Habitat loss is […]

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Whale-Safe Certification Program Aims to Quell Vessel Collisions and Deaths


An Italian non-profit called the World Sustainability Organization (WSO) has introduced a new “Whale-Safe” certification program to certify freight and cruise ship companies that take steps to prevent whale collisions and deaths. Modeled off of “Dolphin-Safe” commercial labeling developed in the 1980s, the project is an expansion of WSO’s Friend of the Sea program, which certifies fisheries, aquaculture, and tourism […]

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Whale-Safe Certification

Podcast | Radio Bunker FM 94.9 Argentina (spanish video)


Podcast | Radio Bunker FM 94.9 Argentina (spanish video) Entrevista a Paolo Bray con Radio Bunker FM Argentina _________________________________________FOLLOW US: SITE: https://friendofthesea.org/FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/friendofthes…TWITTER: https://twitter.com/friendoftheseaLINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/company/frie…INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/friendofthe… CONTACT US: info@friendofthesea.org

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