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North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission

Sykehusveien 21-23, N-9294 Tromsø, Norway

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Regional partnership



Marine mammals conservation, Protection of whales dolphins and porpoises, Sustainable hunting, Sustainable seafood, Advocacy


NAMMCO is an international regional body for cooperation on the conservation, management and study of marine mammals in the North Atlantic. The four partners are Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland and Norway. They have the aim of 'sustainable and responsible utilisation of all living marine resources, including marine mammals.' Through their cooperation under the umbrella NAMMCO, they 'aim to strengthen and further develop effective conservation and management measures for marine mammals'.

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