NAMMCO ADVISES GOVERNMENTS ON THE CONSERVATION STATUS, SUSTAINABLE REMOVALS AND RESPONSIBLE HUNTING METHODS OF MARINE MAMMALS.
How we work
NAMMCO looks at the marine ecosystem as a whole, and provides advice based on science, local knowledge and technological developments.
Why our work is important
Assessing hunting methods and the direct and indirect impacts of human activities are crucial for optimising animal welfare in the hunt and ensuring sustainability of populations.
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Hunted seal species in NAMMCO area
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Hunted cetacean species in NAMMCO area
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Countries consuming marine mammals
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Countries where marine mammals consumption provides economic benefits
Marine mammal hunting dates back more than 4000 years. In some areas, the hunting still provides food and materials, and upholds important traditions and spiritual links to the past.
How humans affect
What NAMMCO does
Who we are
Four peoples depending on the sea and conserving it
We cooperate scientifically with
Canada Greenland Joint Commission for Narwhal and Beluga