Western Pacific

An epic Pacific survey reveals mixed fortunes for green and hawksbill turtles

First the good news: A sweeping survey of the Pacific Basin has found the population of endangered green turtles (Chelonia mydas) there is increasing.

29 April 2019

Australie : des milliers de requins meurent afin de protéger les surfeurs

Dans l’Etat du Queensland, les dispositifs de protection des plages, meurtriers pour les requins, sont décriés par les associations de protection de l’environnement.

21 March 2019

Philippines’ new marine protected area includes community-led monitoring program

Encompassing more than 54 acres of thriving coral reef habitat, the new marine protected area in Batangas empowers local residents as stewards of the reef, enjoining them in a uniquely ambitious tw

11 March 2019

Hawaii could soon ban killing sharks in pioneering law

The proposal, which protects any shark or ray in state waters, could be the first of its kind in the US

08 February 2019