Western Pacific

Impacts of Plastic Pollution on Freshwater Aquatic, Terrestrial and Avian Migratory Species in the Asia and Pacific Region

This study identifies the impacts of plastic pollution on land and freshwater migratory species protected by the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS).

The CMS report is the result of a collaboration between CMS and the UN Environment Programme as part of the Japan-funded CounterMEASURE II project to identify sources and pathways of plastic pollution in river systems in Asia.

31 August 2021

More than a dozen whales found dead on New Zealand beach

Pod of pilot whales were stranded on North Island’s Coromandel Peninsula. 

18 October 2020

Humpback whales stray up tropical Aussie river

A trio of humpback whales—usually bound for Antarctica this time of year—took

12 September 2020

Gold Coast Bay Hope Spot embraces harmony between city and sea

Gold Coast Bay is this week being declared a Mission Blue Hope Spot becoming p

21 August 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

En Australie, la Grande Barrière de corail victime de l’été austral

Une étude de l’université James-Cook, publiée mardi, révèle que 25,1 % des récifs souffrent de blanchissement sévère en raison de températures particulièrement élevées entre novembre et février.

06 April 2020