Reptiles

Study shows signs of hope for endangered sea turtles

Bones from dead turtles washed up on Mexican beaches indicate that Baja California is critical to the survival of endangered North Pacific loggerhead sea turtles.

17 January 2017

‘Too rare to wear’: new campaign targets tourists to end Hawksbill turtle trade

The campaign aims to help people learn about turtleshell souvenirs and how to avoid buying them while traveling in Latin America and the Caribbean.

09 January 2017

'Sliced' sea turtle found dead on Singapore beach

Singaporean animal lover Chandran V R witnessed a "very unsettling" sight at the start of his new year.

BBC

03 January 2017

Saving loggerhead turtles: the annual sacrifice to preserve an ancient journey

Each summer for 40 years Nev and Bev McLachlan have camped on a remote Queensland beach to monitor and tag nesting sea turtles. Melissa Davey joins them on their mission

31 December 2016

Sensitising fisherfolk to conservation of biodiversity

Artists explain problems in using five types of banned nets and how they threaten the endangered species.

29 November 2016

Number of plastic bags found on UK beaches falls by nearly half

Conservationists say introduction of 5p levy on single-use carrier bags was instrumental in the reduction.

22 November 2016

World's mammals being eaten into extinction, report warns

First global assessment finds 301 species are primarily at risk from human hunting for the bushmeat trade

19 October 2016

Rescatada una tortuga en el Índico, atrapada en una gran bolsa de plástico

El ejemplar que aparece en el vídeo es una tortuga olivácea (Lepidochelys olivácea) que habita en las playas de Antillas, costa norte de Latinoamérica (Surinam, Venezuela), Centroamérica (Costa Ric

08 June 2016