Reptiles

Meeresschildkröten-Bestände erholen sich

Der größte Feind der Meeresschildkröten ist der Mensch. Viele Arten sind gefährdet, doch jahrzehntelange Schutzbemühungen zeigen ihre Wirkung.

20 September 2017

Antilope, vom Aussterben bedroht

Immer mehr Tier- und Pflanzenarten gelten als "stark gefährdet" - einige haben sich für alle Zeiten verabschiedet. Das geht aus der Roten Liste der Weltnaturschutzunion hervor.

14 September 2017

Saving olive ridley turtles of the Indian Ocean

Richard Aspinall talks to Martin Stelfox from the Olive Ridley project about protecting one of the world’s smallest turtles from ‘ghost fishing’ in the Maldives

31 August 2017

Elephants Need Protecting. Lifting The Ivory Ban Is No Solution

We’re told we are in the ‘anthropocene’ era, the era of human domination. One of the features of this era is the so-called ‘sixth extinction’.

18 August 2017

Stanley Johnson (Boris’s dad) visits Cayman: Save the ‘Blues,’ cull the ‘Greens’

If Grand Cayman were depicted in a science fiction novel, British environmentalist and former politician Stanley Johnson imagines the title might read something like, “The Invasion of the Green Igu

13 August 2017

EasyJet passengers left high and dry in Greece – in part by mating turtles

Tourists left waiting on island of Zakynthos because of technical fault and then flight curfew protecting sea creatures

01 August 2017

Amid climate change, wildlife faces problems with survival and gender

Climate chmage could cast a dark shadow over the bees of Europe, with global warming posing sex problems for the sea turtles of the Atlantic

09 July 2017

Climate change threatens sea turtle population: study

Climate change may imbalance the sea turtle population as above 29 degrees celsius mainly female sea turtles are born while below 29 degrees celsius more males are born

23 June 2017

Schildkrötentumor lässt Forscher rätseln

Ein Herpesvirus lässt bei Reptilien auf rätselhafte Weise Tumoren wachsen - vor allem die Grüne Meeresschildkröte ist betroffen. In einigen Küstenregionen ist die Art bereits verschwunden.

15 June 2017

It's high season for turtles to set out in search of the perfect nest

If you are driving near the water in the Senneville area, you might want to keep an eye out for wandering turtles

24 May 2017