Marine mammals

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

Darum wurden Wale so riesig

Wale sind die größten Tiere der Welt. Nun haben Forscher untersucht, warum die Meeressäuger ihre Körperlänge innerhalb kurzer Zeit mehr als verdoppelt haben.

24 May 2017

Rare Mexican porpoise faces 'imminent extinction'

An immediate extension of a fishing ban is desperately needed to save the world's most endangered marine species.

BBC

16 May 2017

Chinese appetite for totoaba fish bladder may kill off rare vaquita

Only 30 vaquita are left in Gulf of Mexico as pirate fishermen net them when fishing for highly valued totoaba maws

16 May 2017

Race is on to rid UK waters of PCBs after toxic pollutants found in killer whale

Scientists say more must be done to eliminate the chemicals, which have a devastating impact on marine life and can end up in the food chain

14 May 2017

Full tilt: giant offshore wind farm opens in North Sea

Gemini windpark off the coast of the Netherlands will eventually meet the energy needs of about 1.5 million people, according to its owners

09 May 2017