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

PH submits draft resolution to enhance efforts in protecting migratory species

The Philippines has formally submitted to the Secretariat of the United Nations-led Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) a draft resoltuion calling over 120 nat

11 October 2017

Aufbau von Sandbänken stört Wale vor Australiens Ostküste

Surfer brauchen Wellem. daher sollen Sandbänke wiederaufgebaut werden.  Doch der Tourismus fürchtet um ein Millionsgeschäft

14 September 2017

Fourth and Final Pre-COP12 Workshop Held in Brisbane

After La Paz, Addis Ababa and Bonn, the fourth and final pre-COP workshop was held in Brisbane, Australia from 28 to 30 August for representatives of CMS Parties in the Oceania region. Top of the region’s priorities were the marine species proposals, along with other marine issues, the need to link work done under CMS with other obligations relating to other international fora, such as the UN Oceans Conference, the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and other Multilateral Environment Agreements (MEAs).

04 September 2017

Ecotourism to boost PH position as Asia’s freediving capital

Ecotourism and ocean preservation would be the centerpiece of the Department of Tourism in bolstering the country’s position as a freediving capital in the region.

14 August 2017

Yoda bat gets happy: New species officially recognized

An unusual breed of fruit bat -- previously nicknamed 'Yoda' due to its resemblance to the Star Wars Jedi Master -- has now officially been registered as a new species and renamed the happy (Hamama

10 August 2017

PH calls fpr protection of 5 endangered wildlife species

The Philippines has proposed the urgent protection of five migratory wildlife species, including the whale shark, locally called “butanding,” under a global treaty that addresses various threats to

09 August 2017

Philippines to host international wildlife conference

'This is the first time that the Philippines will host a meeting this huge.

08 August 2017