Starting the New Year on a good track, 50 square kilometers of Hong Kong’s waters are now off limits to trawling.
A series of conservation maps produced by WWF reveal the secret life of endangered turtles in the world’s most diverse marine region – the Coral Triangle.
Marine turtles are listed on the World Conservation Union’s Red List of Threatened Species as either ‘Endangered’ or ‘Critically Endangered,’ meaning they are facing the real risk of extinction.
Norwegian fisheries regulators banned all fishing of the endangered European eel starting in 2010, cut 2009 catch quotas and stopped all recreational fishing.
WWF claims small whales are disappearing from the world’s oceans as there are no conservation measures such as those developed for great whales.
A devastating coral bleaching episode is predicted to occur in the Coral Sea between now and February. If the bleaching has the effects that NOAA is predicting, marine life in the surrounding areas will be severely damaged. Reports from NOAA say that the bleaching will occur in parts of the Coral Sea, adjacent to Australia’s [...]