Oceania

‘Criminalizing’ dissent, martial law fuel attacks on Philippine environmental defenders

Forty-three land and environmental defenders were killed in the Philippines in

28 July 2020

Entire rare bird colony vanishes, baffling New Zealand scientists

Experts believe endangered Shore Plovers - known for their pluck and friendliness - might have flown away or be

09 July 2020

Birdwatching increased tenfold last lockdown. Don't stop, it's a huge help for bushfire recovery

Australians are reporting bird sightings at record rates – it’s good for the s

09 July 2020

Australia's register of threatened species critical habitat not updated in 15 years

Australia's register of threatened species critical habitat not updated in 15 years

03 July 2020

Zum Schutz von Delfinen: Neuseeland verbietet Treibnetz-Fischerei

Um die bedrohten Maui- und Hector-Delfine besser zu schützen, entschied sich Neuseeland für ein Verbot, mot Treibnetzen zu fischen.  Ab Oktober tritt es in Kraft.

26 June 2020

The first modern-day marine fish has officially gone extinct. More may follow

There is only one photo of the smooth handfish: an image of a withered, yellowing specimen with pectoral fins

26 June 2020

The whales are moving up Australia's east coast: tell us about your best 'spot'

Where do you go to watch migrating humpback and southern right whales? And what was your closest encounter?

18 June 2020