Indian Ocean

Mauritius oil spill: Locals scramble to contain environmental damage

Volunteers in Mauritius are scrambling to create cordons to keep leaking oil f

09 August 2020

Una marea negra alcanza la paradisiaca costa de la isla de Mauricio

El granelero MV Wakashio expulsa combustible tras encallar a medio kilómetro d

08 August 2020

MV Wakashio: Mauritius declares emergency as stranded ship leaks oil

The island nation of Mauritius has declared a "state of environmental emergenc

08 August 2020

Sea turtles often lose their way, but always reach their destination

When baby sea turtles hatch from their eggs, they skitter across the sand to the shoreline before disappearing into the open ocean.

22 July 2020

Sea turtles can get lost on their migration routes

Sea turtles are famed for their ability to navigate across open oceans.

16 July 2020

Turtles and tortoises in trouble: More than half of all species face extinction

On the island of Madagascar, locked gates, razor-wire fences, and 24-hour armed guard

08 July 2020

Les Seychelles étendent leur zone de protection marine à un espace égal à deux fois la taille du Royaume-Uni

Les Seychelles, archipel de l’océan Indien célèbre pour ses eaux turquoise, ses tortues géantes et ses magnifiques oiseaux, ont étendu leur zone de protection marine à 400 000 km2, soit un espace d

27 April 2020

Vulnerability of Marine Turtles to Climate Change

Marine turtles are generally viewed as vulnerable to climate change because of the role that temperature plays in the sex determination of embryos, their long
life history, long age-to-maturity and their highly migratory nature. Impacts of different consequences of climate change, such as temperature and sea level rise, extreme weather events etc. in combination with anthropogenic pressures are discussed in this book chapter.

10 May 2019

Seychelles president issues underwater plea to protect oceans

Danny Faure gives speech from submersible 120 metres below surface of Indian Ocean

14 April 2019

Regional Workshop for MTCF-funded projects held in Cambodia

Bonn/Kep, December 2019 - A regional training workshop was organized in Kep, Cambodia (29 October – 2 November 2018) for projects funded by the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Marine Turtle Conservation Fund in Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia.

21 March 2019