“The coral fish that are found in sea-water aquariums come almost exclusively from the coral reef. There are almost no control or protection regulations, and many fish die already when they are captured. For this reason: Vision NEMO.”

Monica Biondo
Marine biologist

“Instead of bringing the ocean to us, we want to make people dive deep into the seas. Thanks to the technological revolution, this is now possible.”

Vera Weber
President of the Fondation Franz Weber

“Coral reefs are being degraded and its creatures eradicated. Imagine if the emblematic Panda were to die out: there would be an outcry. But this is happening with coral-reef fishes, for example the Banggai cardinalfish.”

Alejandro Vagelli
Director of Science & Conservation, New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences, Camden USA

“OceanCare welcomes Vision NEMO because it will give the public a greater and respectful understanding of a widely unknown world.”

Sigrid Lüber
President of OceanCare

“The coral fish that are found in sea-water aquariums come almost exclusively from the coral reef. There are almost no control or protection regulations, and many fish die already when they are captured. For this reason: Vision NEMO.”

Mirjam Ballmer
Parliamentarian Basel Stadt

“At Whale and Dolphin Conservation, we have a vision of a world where all dolphins and whales would live freely and safely. Thanks to Vision NEMO, whales and dolphins can gain recognition and interactions between these animals, and the public can be reached without having to resort to violent catch methods and lifelong imprisonment.”

Franziska Walter
Director of Whale and Dolphin Conservation WDC, Germany

“Zoos and aquariums are no longer up to date, they are obsolete. For a long time, we did not have real alternatives. The project Vision NEMO is such an alternative.”

Markus Wild
Prof. Dr., Philosophe and Professor of theoretical philosophy at the University of Basel