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23.04.2019 Protecting little penguins with Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks is a unique nature reserve, located on Australia’s Phillip Island, just a two hours’ drive from Melbourne. It is part of the UNESCO Western Port Biosphere Reserve and includes wildlife sanctuaries, wetlands, woodlands and coastal scenery.  Phillip Island Nature Parks has used Argos satellite…

23.04.2019 Animal tracking applications Establishing a marine reserve for Magellanic penguins

From 1996 – 2018, the Center for Ecosystem Sentinels tracked 459 penguins using the Argos system, shedding new light on home range, foraging patterns, and how climate change influences these animals. Data collected has been used to design marine protected areas in the Province of Chubut, Argentina. A reserve at…
Photo copyright: Malgorzata Korczak Abshire

23.04.2019 Animal tracking applications Understanding penguin populations on the Antarctic peninsula

The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) was established by international convention in 1982 with the objective of conserving Antarctic marine life. The CCAMLR Ecosystem Monitoring Program (CEMP) was established to detect changes in the krill-based ecosystems, providing a basis…
polar bear

18.04.2019 marine animals De nouveaux comportements pour les ours polaires en été

Depuis quelques années, l’un des problèmes majeurs des ours polaires est la diminution spectaculaire de leur habitat, c’est-à-dire de la glace de mer arctique, pendant l’été. Les ours sont alors dans des conditions extrêmes et doivent se rendre sur les terres, car la glace de mer se retire beaucoup trop…
polar bear

18.04.2019 marine animals Argos sheds light on polar bears’ changing summer habits

For some years one of the major problems of polar bears has been the dramatic reduction of their habitat, i.e. Arctic sea ice, during the summer time. The bears are thus faced with extreme conditions and must go inland, since the sea ice is retreating North too quickly. Argos PTTs…
Ocean Business

08.04.2019 Flash news Argos at Ocean Business in Southampton

The CLS Telemetry team will attend the Ocean Business trade fair in Southampton, UK, one of the UK’s premier ocean science and technology events, from April 9th-11th. Our teams will be present on Booth A12. Stop by to discuss your upcoming projects and learn about how Argos…
Ocean Business

08.04.2019 Flash news Argos au salon Ocean Business 2019

Les équipes de CLS seront présentes au salon Ocean Business à Southampton, du 9 au 11 avril 2019. Ocean Business est l’un des plus grands événements dédiés aux sciences et technologies de l’océan au Royaume Uni cette année. Venez nous voir sur notre stand, A12, pour nous parler…
An Asian houbara equipped with an Argos PTT (Credits R. J. Burnside)

02.04.2019 birds Préserver les outardes

L’outarde de Macqueen est un oiseau très adapté à son environnement aride, avec des plumes qui le camouflent parfaitement et peu de prédateurs naturels. Cependant, il est traditionnellement chassé à l’aide de faucons dans la péninsule arabique. Avec l’augmentation de cette chasse, il est maintenant menacé. Le suivi par Argos…
An Asian houbara equipped with an Argos PTT (Credits R. J. Burnside)

02.04.2019 Animal tracking applications Asian Houbara conservation

The Asian houbara is a bird highly adapted to its arid environment, with perfect camouflaging feathers and few natural predators. However, it is traditionally hunted using falcons in the Arabic peninsula, and with the increase of this hunting they are now threatened. Argos helps in defining a conservation strategy. A…

28.03.2019 Flash news Monaco Blue Initiative: Putting MPAs on the international agenda

The tenth edition of the Monaco Blue Initiative took place on March 24th-25th in Monaco under the presidency of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. This edition, like the previous editions, was was dedicated to Marine Protected Areas. The attendees supported ambitious goals for the protection of…