Marine mammals

Island joins international agreement on whales and dolphins

An international agreement on whale, dolphin and porpoise conservation has been extended to the Isle of Man.

14 June 2017

Auf 100 Metern 389 Mal Müll

An den Stränden von Nord- und Ostsee liegen laut einer neuen Auswertung große Mengen Abfall, zumeist kleine Plastikteilchen. Woher kommt der ganze Müll?

09 June 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio secures Mexican President's support in saving endangered vaquita porpoise

Actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio won increased commitment from the Mexican government to save the endangered vaquita porpoise, a marine mammal that could become extinct in a year’

08 June 2017

#WorldOceansDay: vaquita porpoises are fast dying out - can a radical rescue plan save them?

It’s World Ocean Day, so spare a thought for the vaquita – by the end of 2017, there could be just 15 of these small porpoises left

08 June 2017

Underwater noise pollution subject of World Oceans Day screening

'This is really our livelihood — if our seas aren't healthy, we won't be healthy'

07 June 2017

SA to expand marine protected areas by 24 new sites

South Africa will expand its marine protected areas by 24 new sites while expanding its scientific research as part of the Indian Ocean Rim Expedition.

06 June 2017

Opinion: Harmonize Renewables with Migratory Species Conservation

Excerpts from the keynote address of Dr. Bradnee Chambers at the side event on 17 May in the margins of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn.

01 June 2017

Les baleines ne sont pas énormes par hasard

Le virage vers le gigantisme s'est fait il y a 2 à 3 millions d'années, au début d'une ère glaciaire qui a donné un avantage aux rorquals les plus gros.

29 May 2017

Chasing dolphins in Goa—with kindness

Take an eco-friendly route to spotting some of Goa’s most beautiful residents

26 May 2017