Marine mammals

22nd ASCOBANS Advisory Committee Meeting Paves Way for Meeting of the Parties in 2016

The Hague/Bonn – The ASCOBANS Advisory Committee, a body set up to provide advice and information to Party States on the conservation and management of small cetaceans, convened its 22nd

06 October 2015

Una tortuga fluorescente brilla en aguas de las Islas Salomón

Un equipo de científicos (biólogos marinos) y artistas hicieron una expedición al sur del Pacífico el pasado verano en busca de proyectos interdisciplinarios sobre medio ambiente.

05 October 2015

Blauwale: Strategisches Futtern

Blauwale sind strategische Fresser. Sie tauchen nicht etwa wahllos mit offenem Maul in die Tiefe, um an Krill einzufangen, was gerade unterwegs ist.

05 October 2015

Endangered Fur Seals Dying on California Coast

Eighty fur seals have been found stranded or dead on California's coast so far this year, eight times more than normal, scientists said.

30 September 2015

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: Seltene Walart in der Ostsee entdeckt

Ein Wal war am Freitag in der Wismarer Bucht gestrandet, Angler halfen ihm zurück ins Wasser. Jetzt stellt sich heraus: Das Tier ist ein seltener Sowerby-Zweizahnwal.

30 September 2015

US Navy limits 'whale-harming' sonar in Pacific

The US Navy has agreed to limit its use of sonar that may inadvertently harm whales and dolphins in waters near Hawaii and California.

14 September 2015

Whales to gain 'long-sought protections' as navy limits sonar use, activists say

Court orders settlement after Earthjustice, Greenpeace and other organizations take legal action amid concern over the impact of military training activities

14 September 2015

Looking a sperm whale in the eye

Philip Hoare: "I’d always been scared of these great creatures but while filming in the Azores, I jumped into the ocean amid a pod of whales – and met another sentient being."

11 September 2015

Marine life needs protection from noise pollution

Conservationists call for international regulations to limit noise from shipping and seismic surveys.

11 September 2015