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Endangered Maui’s dolphin now on the cusp of extinction

Laura Goodall posted in on May 29th, 2015.

A new warning has sounded for the world’s smallest dolphin, with a researcher now reporting there are less than 50 Maui’s dolphins left. The New Zealand Herald reports that Dr Barbara Maas of the NABU International Nature Conservation Foundation and Otago University’s Professor Liz Slooten are presenting new research during discussions with 200 leading cetacean […]

ODT: Easiest option on marine reserves

Peter Griffin posted in on February 3rd, 2011.

An editorial in the Otago Daily Times discusses the news that the government will establish three large marine reserves, and why it is significant. However, it also cautions that the news cannot necessarily be taken as a sign that the pace of marine preservation is improving. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Areas around the […]

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