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

Sharks love jazz but are stumped by classical, say scientists

A study at Macquarie University in Sydney found that sharks could recognise jazz – if there was food on offer. 

10 May 2018

Australien investiert Millionen für Rettung des Great Barrier Reef

Klimawandel und Umweltverschmutzung setzen dem Great Barrier Reef an der Ostküste Australiens zu. Jetzt will die Regierung Millionen in die Rettung des Weltnaturerbes investieren.

29 April 2018

Last chance to study and name Australia’s vanishing species, scientists warn MPs

Australian Academy of Science launches 10-year plan to document hundreds of thousands of unknown species. 

26 April 2018

Endangered petrels and trawl fishing clash in Tasman sea

Today's shifting environmental conditions are creating an uncertain future for many top predators in marine ecosystems, but to protect the key habitat of a species, you first have to know where tha

25 April 2018

2016 starb knapp ein Drittel der Korallen

Wissenschaftler haben neue Erkenntnisse zum "Massensterben" am Great Barrier Reef vorgestellt: Demnach wurden 2016 durch hohe Wassertemperaturen 30 Prozent der Korallen zerstört - und zwar schnelle

19 April 2018

Hécatombe « catastrophique » dans la Grande Barrière de corail australienne

Près d’un tiers des récifs du plus vaste ensemble corallien de la planète a été victime des températures extrêmes de 2016, selon une étude publiée dans « Nature ».
19 April 2018

Las olas de calor han matado a uno de cada tres corales de la Gran Barrera de Coral de Australia

El calentamiento global es una grave amenaza para la integridad ecológica y la situación actual del sistema de corales más grande del mundo.

18 April 2018

Great Barrier Reef: 30% of coral died in 'catastrophic' 2016 heatwave

Report chronicles ‘mass mortality’, the extent and severity of which has shocked scientists

18 April 2018

'Plastic is literally everywhere': the epidemic attacking Australia's oceans

It never breaks down and goes away,’ say scientists struggling to understand the impact of widespread pollution.

15 April 2018