Oceania

Support for International Conservation of Sharks and Rays in Oceania is Growing as New Zealand Joins the CMS Sharks MOU

Bonn, 13 July 2015 - New Zealand signed the UNEP/CMS Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks (Sharks MOU) on 6 July 2015. 

13 July 2015

Great Barrier Reef: Australia unveils A$60m protection plan

The Australian government has announced a A$60m (£34m; $48m) plan to help improve the health of the Great Barrier Reef.

BBC

22 January 2018

Erderwärmung führt zu mehr weiblichen Meeresschildkröten

Bei Meeresschildkröten entwickelt sich das Geschlecht während der Brutphase abhängig von der Umgebungstemperatur.

09 January 2018

A marine biologist says a humpback whale saved her from a shark

Marine biologist Nan Hauser says a 50,000lb (22,700kg) humpback whale protected her from a tiger shark during a recent research expedition in the Cook Islands.

09 January 2018

Green turtles in north Queensland are mainly all female and scientists are concerned for the species' future

Almost the entire green turtle population in parts of the northern Great Barrier Reef is now female, and scientists are concerned about their future.

09 January 2018

Great Barrier Reef: rising temperatures turning green sea turtles female

‘Complete feminisation’ of northern population is possible in near future, researchers find

08 January 2018