North Pacific

La población de oso polar del Ártico podría descender un 30% en 2050

El oso polar es una de las especies que está sufriendo ya los efectos del deshielo acelerado del Ártico y se enfrenta a un futuro muy incierto.

07 December 2016

Climate change: Are polar bears doomed?

A just released report has cast even more concern about the future of the polar bear survival as a species.

07 December 2016

Distinctive sperm whale cultures reveal dramatic population shifts in the Galápagos

Subtle dialect differences among sperm whales show that groups from thousands of kilometers away have moved into the former habitat of clans that left the Galápagos in the 1990s.

23 November 2016

Humpback whales learn habitat loyalty from their mothers, Alaskan study shows

Alaskan humpback whales pass on loyalty to their feeding grounds through maternal lineages, highlighting the importance of protecting habitats for the recovering species.

22 November 2016

Why It’s So Hard To Save An Endangered Species

The struggle to protect the vaquita, the world’s most endangered marine mammal, illustrates the complexities of conservation.

11 November 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

Seltener Meeresbewohner: Forscher entdecken neue Schwarzwal-Art

Klein, schwarz - und wahrscheinlich eine noch unbeschriebene Art: Im Pazifik lebt wohl eine Schwarzwal-Spezies, die Forschern bisher nicht bekannt war.

01 August 2016

New species of Pacific beaked whale confirmed

Researchers confirm that as yet unnamed whale sighted by Japanese fishermen was previously unknown to science.

30 July 2016

Mexico bans night fishing, gillnets to protect vaquita porpoise

Mexican authorities are banning night fishing and gill nets in an area inhabited by the endangered vaquita marina porpoise in the upper Gulf of California.

20 July 2016

Rescuers attempt to untangle blue whale trapped in crab nets off California

Alarm raised after animal was spotted raising its head out of the water off the coast of Orange county

28 June 2016