Posts Tagged ‘South Pacific’
Humpback migration season has begun in Fiji!
Posted on behalf of Cara Miller – WDC Pacific Islands Programme Over the last couple of weeks there have been a number of reports that humpback whales have made it all the way from their Antarctic foraging grounds back to the warm, tropical breeding grounds of the Pacific Islands. Within Fijian waters, sightings have been…Read More
WDC signs agreement to help protect whales and dolphins in the Pacific Islands
WDC has signed an agreement with officials in the Pacific Islands region that will encourage more research and strengthen whale and dolphin conservation in the area. The formal agreement between WDC and the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) was will see continuing cooperation on research projects, and closer ties with university students to develop existing…Read More
Fiji joins UN backed conservation treaty
WDC is delighted to hear that Fiji has been accepted as a member of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), a UN backed treaty that aims to protect wildlife and habitats around the globe. This is good news for the protection of whales and dolphins that migrate through waters in the Fijian region WDC has…Read More