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IWC to consider imminent extinction of Maui’s dolphins

Friday, 16 May 2014, 10:25 am | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

New research confirms that New Zealand’s Maui’s dolphins could face extinction by 2031. In the past two years, the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) had issued urgent recommendations about the need to protect the ... More >>

Poor Government Science Is Letting Down NZ’s Dolphins

Monday, 24 February 2014, 9:02 am | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

Despite strong criticism from the world’s leading scientific organisations, the New Zealand government maintains that Maui’s and Hector’s dolphins are adequately protected against fishing. More >>

NZ ignores calls to protect Maui’s dolphins from extinction

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 9:51 am | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

In the past 15 months three international scientific bodies have repeatedly urged the New Zealand Government to protect the world’s smallest and rarest dolphins from extinction. But the calls by the International Whaling Commission (IWC), the ... More >>

NABU International: “Hobbit of the Seas” Can Be Saved

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 2:10 pm | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

Berlin – The latest statistics of the World Conservation Union’s (IUCN) updated Red List of Endangered Species are alarming.  A third of 70,294 species which have been assessed are threatened with extinction. Almost 800 others are already extinct. More >>

Scientists Urge End to Tests in Maui’s Dolphin Habitat

Friday, 19 April 2013, 9:59 am | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

In a letter to New Zealand’s Prime Minister, the Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM) urges the government to immediately halt seismic testing in Maui’s dolphin habitat. More >>

Maui’s Dolphins Extinct By 2030, Marine Scientists Warn

Thursday, 14 February 2013, 2:29 pm | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

Under current protection levels, Maui’s dolphins will become practically extinct by 2030 as a result of fishing. In a letter to New Zealand’s Prime Minister, the Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM) urges the government to ban gillnets and trawling ... More >>

NABU: Africa Lions Documented In Montane Rain Forest

Tuesday, 14 August 2012, 4:08 pm | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

N A B U - P R E S S E D I E N S T --------------- 13.8.2012 More >>

NZ Criticised Over Failure To Protect Rare Dophins

Saturday, 7 July 2012, 12:23 pm | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

Hundreds of delegates from government and conservation groups are gathered in Panama at the 64th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) this week to discuss the future of world’s whales. More >>

Conservation Groups Call for Immediate Action - Letter to PM

Tuesday, 3 April 2012, 11:50 am | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

Conservation Groups Call for Immediate Action to Save New Zealand’s Imperilled Dolphins Prime Minister Key Asked to Act Urgently 3 April 2012 Over a dozen non-governmental organizations have requested that Prime Minister John Key take immediate action to ... More >>

New Research shows way to saving Hector’s & Maui’s dolphins

Tuesday, 27 March 2012, 9:55 am | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

New research proves the effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas as an effective conservation tool to protect marine mammals against fisheries bycatch. Yet, the dolphin species that was studied to provide this landmark result continues to decline due to lack ... More >>

Protect Last 55 Adult Maui’s Dolphins Now

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 8:54 am | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

Yesterday New Zealand's Department of Conservation (DOC) announced that the number of Maui's dolphins over the age of one has reached a historical low of between 48-69 individuals, with a mostly likely point estimate of 55. A previous survey carried ... More >>

Freediver calls for better protection of NZ dolphins

Friday, 9 March 2012, 11:02 am | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

New Zealand – William Trubridge is a New Zealander and feels a special connection with Hector’s and Maui’s dolphins, which live nowhere else. More >>

Government Inaction a Death Sentence for Maui’s Dolphins

Friday, 10 February 2012, 11:48 am | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

NABU INTERNATIONAL – FOUNDATION FOR NATURE 9 February 2012 Government Inaction a Death Sentence for Maui’s Dolphins More >>

Countdown to Extinction Continues for World’s Rarest Dolphin

Wednesday, 1 February 2012, 12:44 pm | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

New Zealand - Another one of the world's last 100 Maui’s dolphins died in a fishing net in New Zealand. Its death is a another stark reminder that measures to protect the world’s most endangered marine dolphin against fisheries bycatch are inadequate ... More >>

Countdown to Extinction Continues for World’s Rarest Dolphin

Wednesday, 1 February 2012, 11:49 am | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

Another one of the world's last 100 Maui’s dolphins died in a fishing net in New Zealand. Its death is a a stark reminder that measures to protect the world’s most endangered marine dolphin against fisheries bycatch are inadequate to prevent their ... More >>

 

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