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

Verhaltensforschung: Warum Vögel mit Eiern reden

Zum Ende der Nistzeit zwitschern Vögel ihren Eiern zu. Offenbar berichten Eltern ihrem Nachwuchs vom Wetter - die Küken profitieren.

19 August 2016

Zebra finch 'heat song' changes hatchling development

When the weather is hot, zebra finches in Australia sing to their eggs - and these "incubation calls" change the chicks' development, a study has found.

19 August 2016

'The blob': how marine heatwaves are causing unprecedented climate chaos

Wide-scale disruption from warming oceans is increasing, but they could change our understanding of the climate.

14 August 2016

Neuseeland: Katzen sollen Chips zum Vogelschutz tragen

Viele Katzen haben Singvögel zum Fressen gern. Was lässt sich dagegen tun? In Neuseeland soll nun Technik das Problem lösen. Katzenfreunde sind wenig begeistert.

04 August 2016

Queensland fisherman caught selling bills of endangered sawfish

A commercial fisher in Queensland has been caught selling bills of sawfish, which experts say are the world’s most endangered marine fish.

03 August 2016

No more rats: New Zealand to exterminate all introduced predators

Possums, stoats and other introduced pests to be killed in ‘world-first’ extermination programme unveiled by PM.

25 July 2016

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