Asia

China is building the world’s first migratory ‘Bird Airport’

he world’s first migratory “Bird Airport” is designed to convert a landfill in Lingang, China into a wetland bird sanctuary.

19 February 2017

China is building the world’s first migratory ‘Bird Airport’

he world’s first migratory “Bird Airport” is designed to convert a landfill in Lingang, China into a wetland bird sanctuary.

19 February 2017

Vulture MsAP: Regional Workshop in the Middle East to Develop Conservation Strategies for Improving the Population Status of Old World Vultures

The fourth of a series of regional workshops to develop a Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African-Eurasian Vultures (Vulture MsAP) took place from 6 to 9 February in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The workshop was held as a part of the 18th Sharjah International Conservation Forum for Arabian Biodiversity (SICFAB), at the generous invitation of the Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) of Sharjah.

12 February 2017

Saiga antelopes on the brink of extinction

Efforts to protect the critically endangered saiga antelope have taken another set-back after a goat plague epidemic has killed more than 3,000 of the Mongolia species in the past five months.

10 February 2017

Back from the brink of extinction: How the Gangetic dolphins made a comeback

On the verge of extinction, recent spotting of Gangetic dolphins in the state’s river system has brought cheer to scientists, forest officers and environmentalists.

10 February 2017

Conflicto entre leopardos en el Techo del Mundo

El cambio climático pone en peligro el hábitat del leopardo de las nieves, el felino más huidizo y misterioso del mundo.

07 February 2017

Endangered antelope 'may be wiped out'

The death of more than 2,000 critically endangered Saiga antelope in Mongolia was caused by a d

07 February 2017

Oceans for fish, not plastic

Millions of Indonesians depend on oceans to feed their families. Fishermen, ferryboat drivers, tour guides and freight workers. When the ocean suffers, so do lives.

07 February 2017

Saving Snow Leopards from the Brink of Extinction

In the Hollywood blockbuster The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013), the adventurous photographer Sean O’Connell decides not to take a picture of a snow leopard because he wishes to appreciate the unique moment of spotting the elusive and beautiful ‘ghost cat’.

06 February 2017

Iraq's Unique Wildlife Pushed to Brink by War, Hunting

After decades of strife, the world’s first civilization is losing many of its animals, such as otters, deer, songbirds, and more.

06 February 2017