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

What is the point of saving endangered species?

It will cost billions of dollars to save all the world's threatened species. What's in it for us?


03 August 2015

Turtles' future at risk as scientists show rising sea levels affect egg hatchings

Eggs submerged under seawater are less likely to hatch, study at world’s largest green turtle nesting site on the Great Barrier Reef shows

22 July 2015

2015/017: New Signatory to the UNEP/CMS Sharks MOU

The Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals
(CMS) in its capacity as Depositary of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation

09 July 2015

New Zealand steps up support for international shark conservation

New Zealand has boosted the protection of sharks by signing the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks.

06 July 2015

Turtle-cam Reveals Unique View of Great Barrier Reef

A small high-quality camera has been attached to the shell of a turtle giving a unique view of Australia's Great Barrier Reef

02 July 2015

Great Barrier Reef spared Unesco 'in danger' listing

United Nations heritage body Unesco has voted not to put Australia's Great Barrier Reef on its world danger list.


01 July 2015

Unesco: Great Barrier Reef bleibt Welterbe - vorerst

Das Welterbekomitee der Unesco lässt Australiens Regierung nicht aus der Pflicht.

01 July 2015

Antarctic orcas swim to New Zealand

Killer whales from Antarctic are swimming as far as Northland in New Zealand's north, researchers have found.

27 June 2015