South Pacific

Stranded orca refloated in New Zealand

An orca has been refloated after it was stranded on a beach in Marlborough, New Zealand, for 24 hours.

17 November 2017

Samoa tells world why we should protect blue shark

25 Octubre 2017

Oceans protected with new safe havens

The tiny Pacific island nation of Niue has plans to create a huge marine sanctuary to combat overfishing. It's one of several marine protected areas announced over past weeks.

06 Octubre 2017

Liberada una ballena varada durante 11 horas en la costa de Ecuador

El ejemplar, joven y de ocho metros de largo y 15 toneladas de peso, se había enredado en unas redes de pesca

25 July 2017

A mission to the Pacific plastic patch

A mariner who has spent years travelling "hundreds of thousands of nautical miles" to measure the impact of plastic waste in the ocean has estimated that a "raft" of plastic debris spanning more th

16 July 2017

Budget aims to boost tourism industry as visitor numbers continue to grow

The government plans to spend $178mil on tourism infrastructure as part of Budget 2017, including $76mil on new and upgraded Department of Conservation (DOC) infrastructure.

22 May 2017

Plastic Waste Knows No Bounds

Despite the vastness of Earth’s oceans, human plastic pollution overwhelms even remote corners.

Eos

22 May 2017