Western Pacific

Neuseeland warnt vor explodierenden Walkadavern

Mehr als 600 Wale sind in Neuseeland gestrandet, Hunderte sind verendet. Die Kadaver könnten nun zur Gefahr werden - sie drohen zu explodieren.

13 February 2017

Mehr als 200 Wale gelangen wieder ins Meer

200 der gestrandeten Wale an der Küste Neuseelands sind vorerst gerettet. Nun kämpfen Helfer um das Überleben der verbleibenden 17 Tiere.

12 February 2017

New Zealand whales: Hundreds refloat on high tide at Farewell Spit

More than 200 whales stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand on Saturday have refloated themselves and returned to sea.


12 February 2017

Race to save 100 stranded whales on New Zealand beach

Volunteers in New Zealand are racing to rescue survivors after more than 400 pilot whales beached themselves.


10 February 2017

Mehr als 400 Wale stranden in Neuseeland

Es ist eines der schlimmsten Walsterben in der Geschichte Neuseelands: Nachdem rund 275 Grindwale nach einer Strandung bereits verendet sind, versuchen Hunderte Helfer, die überlebenden Tiere zu re

10 February 2017

Hundreds of whales die in mass stranding on New Zealand beach

Urgent plea issued for locals to drop work and school commitments and head to the remote beach to save surviving whales.

10 February 2017

Meetings in Singapore Set up the Avian Agenda for the East Asian-Australasian Flyway

Two important avian meetings took place back to back in Singapore early in 2017: the first was a meeting of the Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI), a group that operates under the Arctic Council’s CAFF (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna); the second was the 9th Meeting of Partners to the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership

18 January 2017

Endangered dolphins and turtles entangled in NSW shark nets

Report shows of 748 marine animals caught in 2015-16, 86% were threatened, protected or species not intended to be targeted by shark nets.

17 January 2017

Scientists studying dolphins find Bay of Bengal a realm of evolutionary change

Genetic research on Indo-Pacific bottlenose, humpback dolphins finds animals distinct from neighboring populations.

15 December 2016

Yesterday evening, the Great Barrier Reef mated

Once a year, all the corals on Australia's legendary reef get together to reproduce.

22 November 2016