Friday, the 20th of May at 3PM, Dubrovnik Aquarium will receive the Friend of the Sea Sustainable Aquaria Certification.

18/05/2022

We are pleased to announce that Dubrovnik Aquarium will receive the Friend of the Sea Sustainable Aquaria Certification.On Friday, the 20th of May, at 3.00 pm, our executive director Paolo Bray will give the certification to Dr.sc. Nenad Antolović, Director Institute of the Sea and Coast, University of Dubrovnik. This is an earned acknowledgement for […]

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BBC interview Friend of the Sea: Why are so many whales colliding with ships?

18/05/2022

  Conservationists say up 20,000 whales are killed every year, after a collision with large vessels like container ships or oil tankers and they are pressing the shipping industry to prevent accidents involving these mammals. Russell Padmore investigates what the world’s sea freight operators can do to protect whales. Paolo Bray of The World Sustainability […]

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World Sustainability Organization Joins Earth Day Call to Invest in Our Planet With a Renewed Push for Sustainable Development.

21/04/2022

For this year’s Earth Day, the World Sustainability Organization steps up its efforts to protect endangered species, restore nature and push for a sustainable revolution. The organization announces new resources for conservation programs and boosts support for companies committed to building sustainable economies. As people around the world gather to celebrate Earth Day this Friday, […]

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Friend of the Sea assigns MSC Cruises the Whale-Safe 2022 Award for its outstanding measures to prevent whale ship strikes.

14/04/2022

MSC Cruises has been selected for the Friend of the Sea Whale-Safe Award owing to its rigorous implementation of tangible measures to protect endangered whale populations from whale ship collisions.  “Friend of the Sea is encouraged to witness broadened attention towards the neglected yet severe issue of whale ship collisions. It remains essential that major […]

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Cooke Uruguay achieves Friend of the Sea certification for its sustainable deep-sea crab fleet.

08/04/2022

Cooke Uruguay, one of the largest fleets in the region has recently achieved Friend of the Sea certification for its sustainable deep-sea crab fishing. Cooke Uruguay achieved certification by passing exhaustive controls set by external, accredited auditing bodies, owing to its sustainable practices underpinning its fishing methods.   Cooke Uruguay also represents  one of the […]

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OLVEA Fish Oils retains Friend of the Sea certification since a decade

04/04/2022

OLVEA Fish Oils has continued to bolster its sustainable industry benchmark for the second time in 11 years by retaining its Friend of the Sea Sustainable Certification, owing to its vigorously displayed and continually expanding sustainable fish oil production. Although fish oils deliver widely documented and profound health benefits in humans, the golden supplement may […]

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Dubrovnik Aquarium receives Friend of the Sea sustainable aquaria certification for responsible practices, awareness initiatives and animal welfare

01/04/2022

An aquarium can play a crucial role to educate the public on issues related to marine conservation. Experience in nature has been well documented in the literature to explain environmentally friendly behaviour in humans, with intimate marine experiences offered by aquaria permitting these profound, behaviour changing opportunities.  At the same time an aquarium has the […]

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Aquarium Pula, the largest aquarium in Croatia, obtains Friend of the Sea sustainability certification for its outstanding efforts in marine conservation.

30/03/2022

Aquarium experiences provide a unique opportunity for the public, not only as a tangible engagement with marine life, but also to build an emotional attachment to animals, ultimately contributing to wider conservation efforts. By acknowledging this crucial opportunity to build public support, Friend of the Sea initiated the Sustainable Aquaria Certification to recognize aquaria that foster marine […]

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