Asia

China calls on US to follow its lead in eradicating ivory trade

Move by Beijing would be a major victory in battle to end slaughter of tens of thousands of elephants by African poachers

09 June 2015

Yellow-breasted buntings 'being eaten to extinction by China'

Birds once abundant in Europe and Asia could share the same fate as passenger pigeon as they are killed in millions for food

09 June 2015

Half the dolphins caught in Japan hunt exported despite global outcry: report

Of the live dolphins caught in the town of Taiji about half find buyers in China and other countries, it’s reported, despite criticism of the hunt

07 June 2015

Kazakhstan. Plus de 120 000 antilopes mortes en trois semaines

Une épidémie dévastatrice touche les saïgas. Des milliers de troupeaux ont été entièrement décimés par une maladie infectieuse.

02 June 2015

Unbekannte Ursache löscht ein Drittel des weltweiten Bestands der Saiga-Antilopen

In den vergangenen zwei Wochen hat das bisher verheerendste Massensterben der gefährdeten Saiga-Antilopen stattgefunden. Ein Drittel des weltweiten Bestands kam ums Leben.

02 June 2015

Mystery as 120,000 endangered antelopes die in Kazakhstan

Los Angeles: More than 120,000 critically endangered saiga antelopes - more than a third of the worldwide population - have died in Kazakhstan since mid-May, and the cause of the "catastrophic coll

01 June 2015

Scientists probe mysterious wave of antelope deaths

Around half of the world's critically endangered Saiga antelope have died suddenly in Kazakhstan since 10 May.

BBC

01 June 2015

Mort mystérieuse de 120 000 antilopes saïgas, en voie d'extinction

Plus de 120 000 saïgas, des antilopes menacées d'extinction, ont été trouvées mortes ces deux dernières semaines au Kazakhstan, ex-république soviétique d'Asie centrale, « soit plus d'un tiers

31 May 2015

120,000 endangered saiga antelopes die mysteriously in Kazakhstan

More than 120,000 critically endangered saiga antelopes — more than one-third of the worldwide population — have died in Kazakhstan since mid-May, and the cause of the “catastrophic collapse” is un

31 May 2015