Asia

Asian Countries Agree on Roadmap for the Conservation of Large Mammals

Bishkek, 25 September 2014 – Government and civil society representatives and key experts from 14 Asian countries agreed on a joint initiative to strengthen the conservation of 14 large mammal species that move across Central Asia such as the Saiga antelope, Mongolian gazelle, Snow leopard, Wild Camel and Argali mountain sheep.

25 September 2014

Experts get together in Beijing to discuss conservation of key sites for migratory birds in the Yellow Sea

Bonn, 23 September 2014 - Flyways around the world include key stopover sites that are essential for migratory birds to rest and refuel before continuing their journey. Delaware Bay in the Eastern Americas Flyway and the Wadden Sea in the African-Eurasian Flyway are good examples of such critical sites.

23 September 2014

Ex-NBA Star Yao Ming Aims to Wean China Off Ivory and Shark Fins

Beijing – Former NBA all-star center Yao Ming is now dishing out assists to much wilder targets.

11 August 2014

Sales of shark fin in China drop by up to 70%

Traditionally a symbol of wealth and luxury, public attitidues towards shark fin are changing in China, according to a new report

07 August 2014

El rugido del tigre se apaga

Los 13 países en los que vive este felino tan codiciado por los cazadores furtivos trabajan con conservacionistas para frenar su declive.

04 August 2014

Dicker Fang: Walhai fährt durch chinesische Stadt

Dicker Fang in China: Fischern ist ein tonnenschwerer Walhai ins Netz gegangen. Eigentlich hätten sie den Giganten ins Meer entlassen müssen.

04 August 2014

Erfolgreiche Petition: Thai Airways transportiert keine Haifischflossen mehr

Bangkok - Es ist ein Erfolg für den Artenschutz: Mit Thai Airways hat eine weitere asiatische Fluggesellschaft den Transport von Haifischflossen aufgegeben.

31 July 2014

Illegal wildlife trade along the Burma-China border - in pictures

The town of Mong-La in Burma's Shan state, close to the border with China, is at the crossroads of illegal wildlife trade routes that are sucking the forests, jungles and plains of India, Burma, La

21 July 2014

Shade Grown Coffee Helps Forests and Natives

Shade-grown coffee is regarded as a form of permaculture, in which coffee is grown under a canopy of native trees in full to moderate shade cover.

15 July 2014