Oceania

Support for International Conservation of Sharks and Rays in Oceania is Growing as New Zealand Joins the CMS Sharks MOU

Bonn, 13 July 2015 - New Zealand signed the UNEP/CMS Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks (Sharks MOU) on 6 July 2015. 

13 July 2015

38 tote Albatrosse: Fischer in Neuseeland droht hohe Geldstrafe

Nur einmal fuhr er raus, jetzt sind 38 Albatrosse tot. Ein Fischer aus Neuseeland hat versäumt, seine Leinen mit bunten Flatterbändern zu versehen.

15 July 2016

WWF buys shark fishing licence on Great Barrier Reef to scrap it

Conservation group seeks help to pay for the $100,000 licence which lets owner drag 1.2km nets along length of the reef.

13 July 2016

Dead dugong raises concerns over fishing practices in Great Barrier Reef

Lacerations and scratches on animal found north of Townsville suggest entanglement with fishing net or line, say researchers

01 July 2016

Tracking 1,000 bats: Study sheds light on critically endangered species

Deep in caves across south-east South Australia and western Victoria, thousands of southern bent-wing bats are sleeping their way through the long, cold winter months.

21 June 2016

Flying for their lives

Every year, millions of shorebirds fly between Australasia and the Arctic. But for many, this will be their last flight

20 June 2016

Un rongeur australien, premier mammifère à disparaître à cause du réchauffement climatique ?

A moins que vous ne fassiez partie du cercle très restreint des scientifiques passionnés ou des éthologues les plus pointus, gageons que vous n’avez jamais entendu parler du Melomys rubicola

16 June 2016

Revealed: first mammal species wiped out by human-induced climate change

Exclusive: scientists find no trace of the Bramble Cay melomys, a small rodent that was the only mammal endemic to Great Barrier Reef

14 June 2016

Flying for your life: The journey begins

Every year, millions of birds make a monumental journey between their breeding grounds in arctic tundra and their wintering grounds in Australasia.

04 June 2016

Rare whale found on Australian beach believed to be evolutionary throwback

South Australian Museum researchers confounded by mysterious teeth previously unseen in beaked whales

15 May 2016