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

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

La Nouvelle-Zélande veut créer un immense sanctuaire marin

La Nouvelle-Zélande a annoncé, mardi 29 septembre, son intention de créer dans le sud du Pacifique un gigantesque sanctuaire marin d’une superficie de 620 000 km2
29 September 2015

New Zealand to turn Kermadec into vast marine reserve

New Zealand has revealed plans to turn an area of the South Pacific about the size of France into a marine reserve.

BBC News

29 September 2015

Real-time shark tracking apps to be trialled at Australian beaches

New South Wales swimmers could soon use technology to monitor sharks in a bid to halt a wave of recent attacks at the state’s beaches this summer.

27 September 2015

Rare wallabies spotted in Western Australia national park for first time in 20 years

Rare black-flanked rock wallabies have been spotted in Kalbarri National Park, 580km north of Perth for the first time in 20 years.

23 September 2015

Nauru bans transhipments to tackle overfishing in wake of Greenpeace bust

Vessels will no longer be allowed to pass their catch to ‘motherships’, an operation the Pacific island says is a major threat to its domestic industry

16 September 2015

Chile plans world's biggest marine park to protect Easter Island fish stocks

Local people say way of life is under threat from industrial vessels, and see plan as chance to protect environment and repair relations with mainland

15 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