Marine mammals

Beluga whales modifying what they eat due to climate change, study finds

Finally, some good news for the Greenland halibut, a deep-water flatfish with two eyes on one side of its head: climate change has altered its ecosystem and beluga whales, at times, are less likely

09 November 2017

A last refuge for Europe's blighted killer whales

Europe's killer whales wowed in the BBC's Blue Planet II series but these animals face extinction.

03 November 2017

30 procent minder dieren in Noordzee

In de periode 1990-2015 zijn de populaties van 140 soorten zeedieren in de Noordzee gemiddeld met meer dan 30 procent afgenomen.

30 October 2017

New Guidelines Will Assist in Managing Marine Noise

A new set of guidelines for regulators will significantly help to manage marine noise, which is increasingly posing a major threat to many marine animals. Bradnee Chambers, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), said the recommendations are a response to a historically unprecedented increase in marine noise.

26 October 2017

From ‘ghost nets’ to sustainable luxury: the interface of business and the environment

His early training as a scientist has shaped how one Australian business leader uses green strategies to achieve long-term success for the bottom-line and the planet.

24 October 2017

Risk to Red Sea Whales and Dolphins a Concern, Says New Report

The first-ever comprehensive review of whale and dolphin populations in the Red Sea has raised concerns about threats to these migrant species in a marine region where they were thought to be largely sheltered from the impacts of human activity and climate change. A major new report by the Bonn-based Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) provides the only complete record of cetaceans in the Red Sea, which is crossed by some of the most important shipping lanes in the world.

24 October 2017

Das Sterben der Robben

In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern werden immer mehr tote Kegelrobben an die Ostseeküste geschwemmt. Experten sind erschrocken.

23 October 2017