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Marine Conservation organizations in North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean

OCC Uruguay

Organization for Cetacean Conservation Uruguay, La Organizacion para la conservacion de Cetaceos, Organizacion Conservacion de Cetaceoa

La Paloma, Roche Dept, Uruguay

Region Active

South America




Marine conservation awareness and education, Whales, Sustainable fishing, Marine protected areas


The Organization for the Conservation of Cetaceans (OCC) in Uruguay works for the conservation of the marine ecosystem as well as the environment of the coastal communities, thus integrating ecological, socio-cultural and economic perspectives. They focus on marine conservation environmental education and awareness, responsible marine tourism, sustainable fishing and the creation of offshore MPAs.

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