Reptiles

LGUs, resort owners told: Help save ‘pawikan’ from extinction

The country’s top biodiversity official on Monday urged local governments and owners of private beach resorts to help save the endangered marine turtles, or

05 January 2016

Stop wildlife trafficking in its tracks

What does the illegal wildlife trade mean to you? It is cruel and unethical, most people would say. But is it an issue that needs to be tackled urgently?

18 December 2015

Fading stars: India’s illegal tortoise trade - in pictures

The ‘shocking’ scale of illegal trade in star tortoises in southern India has been revealed in

20 November 2015

Galapagosinseln: Forscher entdecken neue Riesenschildkröten-Art

"Wir schätzen, dass es 250 bis 300 Tiere der neuen Art gibt": Ein Forscherteam ist auf den Galapagosinseln dank eines Gentests auf eine bisher unbekannte Art von Riesenschildkröten gestoßen.

22 October 2015

Another weird effect of climate change — too many female sea turtles

Climate change is affecting wildlife in a lot of serious, and occasionally weird, ways. It’s destroying the icy habitats of polar bears and walruses.

16 October 2015

Regional IOSEA Marine Turtle Meeting Held in Male

Upon the initiative and invitation of the Government of the Maldives, the five IOSEA Signatory States of the Northern Indian Ocean region (Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Paki

13 October 2015

El cambio climático condiciona el sexo de las tortugas

El cambio climático ha aumentado en el mundo el número de tortugas marinas macho en detrimento de las hembras, lo que acentúa el peligro de su desaparición, advirtió en Panamá un directivo de la Co

04 October 2015

Galápagos-Inseln: Tausende Riesenschildkröten geschlüpft

Auf den Galápagos-Inseln versuchen Forscher, Riesenschildkröten vor dem Aussterben zu bewahren. Jetzt berichten sie von Erfolgen: Tausende Tiere sind bereits geschlüpft.

24 September 2015

Thousands of turtles nest on Costa Rica beach

Video: thousands of sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs on the coast of Costa Rica. The incredible scenes were filmed by local wildlife experts in north-western Guanacaste.

15 September 2015