Following the discovery of a new endemic Fijian nautilus species in Savusavu, the Ministry of Fisheries will soon create an outreach program to regulate the statuses of the nautiluses. Click on the link below to read the full article.
Acting Fisheries Principal Research Officer Saras Sharma said the tevoro species, which is considered the largest clam shell, was recently introduced again to Fiji waters from Australia...Click on the link to read the full article.
Oil derived from shark livers is a common ingredient in cosmetics, and the demand for it could be putting deep-sea sharks in peril. Click on the link below to read the full article.
Islands are biodiversity hotspots, yet the decline of island species is more rapid than anywhere else in the world. Click on the link below to read the full article.
Kayangel Atoll is set to become the first inhabited island in the Pacific nation of Palau to be cleared of rats. As well as a healthier ecosystem for fascinating Endangered birds, residents look forward to better livelihoods through increased crop...
Samoa hosts Pacific Ministerial Shark Symposium 1 March, 2018, Apia, Samoa - Pacific history was made with the very first Pacific Ministerial Shark Symposium opening in Samoa today, demonstrating global leadership from the island region in...
Less than 40% of Australia"s nationally-listed threatened species have recovery plans in place to secure their long-term survival.Click on the link below to read the full story.
After a long-term push from marine conservation groups, the US government has changed the oceanic whitetip shark to be labeled "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act.Click on the link below to read the full story.
Populations of green sea turtles living in the eastern region of the Pacific Ocean have rebounded in recent years, but their numbers remain dangerously depleted.Click on the link below to read the full story.
The Threatened Island Biodiversity Database is a global dataset of threatened island species at risk from invasive vertebrates. Partners include Island Conservation, University of California at Santa Cruz, Coastal Conservation Action Laboratory,...