A beach north of Brisbane is covered in blue blubber jellyfish, with one marine biologist saying it is the biggest stranding she has ever seen. There was no sand in sight at Deception Bay at the weekend when thousands of jellyfish stranded themselves, in what is known as a bloom, ABC News reported.
Authorities in Western Australia are searching for a dolphin believed to have been deliberately wrapped in a shirt, the BBC reported.
The adult dugong was reportedly chained in a cage while her calf was kept nearby in a separate enclosure. Photos and video of the animals were captured by a group of divers near the remote island of Kokoya, off North Maluku.
The children of Pejeng play among glass and waste left behind by tourists, as their parents wade through tonnes of rubbish collecting bottles and plastic.
Earth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, with scientists mostly blaming man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino that’s now gone.
“We saw a sun bear eating its own dung but when we contacted the zoo’s officers they told us the bear was medicated and we weren’t allowed to see it.”
These included the critically endangered Black-Winged Myna, native to Java and Bali, and other rare species found nowhere outside Indonesia’s vast archipelago.
thresher sharks have recently been added to CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) list Appendix II to monitor their international trade after scientists and the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) have declared them as vulnerable.
The annual inundation of ocean-borne flotsam and jetsam has begun washing ashore in Kuta, Bali. The shoreline-filled with trash is most evident along a four-kilometer stretch of beach from Petitenget to the main beachfront in Kuta.
How much plastic pollution fills the waters around Indonesia? How are flora and fauna reacting to plastic garbage in their environment?