OCC Uruguay

Organization for Cetacean Conservation Uruguay, LaOrganizacion para la conservacion de Cetaceos

La Paloma, Roche Dept, Uruguay

Region Active

South America

Non-profit

2000

Activity

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

Description

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.