The GSM (Society for the Conservation of Marine Mammals) is a small charity working to secure the protection of whales, dolphins, seals and other marine mammals, as well as their habitats. Our main focus is on political conservation and education.

The society was founded in Hamburg, Germany, in 1978 and, in the main, work is carried out on a voluntary basis. The GSM is sponsored by the Loro Parque Fundación (LPF) (

In our archive you will find a sample of our publications in English. Although we attempt to translate most of our reports into English, this is not always financially possible. A complete list can be found on our German website.