13 Sep '18, 10am

Victory! Court Protects Critically Endangered Maui Dolphins From Seabed Mining in New Zealand #care2

Conservationists are celebrating a victory for New Zealand’s critically endangered Maui dolphins, who were about to be put in serious jeopardy by seabed mining in their range. The Maui dolphins at the center of this controversy are a subspecies of increasingly rare Hector’s dolphin, who can only be found on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island. Sadly their populations have both continued to decline and today there are only estimated to 63 or fewer left in existence who are listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Unfortunately, earlier this summer their future was put in jeopardy by a five-year permit that would have allowed for the exploration of the seabed for minerals in the West Coast North Island Marine Mammal Sanctuary, which was created to protect Maui dolphins. Conservationists raised serious concerns about how exploration...

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