Asia

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’.
В голливудском блокбастере «Невероятная жизнь Уолтера Митти» (2013), фотограф Шон О'Коннелл решает не фотографировать снежного барса, потому что он хочет оценить уникальный момент обнаружения неуловимой и красивой «призрачной кошки».

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

Is the Eagle Huntress really a documentary?

The Eagle Huntress, a documentary about a Kazakh nomad girl in Mongolia learning to hunt with a golden eagle, divides opinion.

BBC

06 February 2017

The Philippines declares more than 100,000 acres as critical habitat

In November last year, the Philippines declared its largest critical habitat yet.

02 February 2017

Viral plague spreads to rare saiga antelope in Mongolia

A one-of-a-kind Central Asian antelope already up to its horns in threats is facing an ugly new one that's taken scientists by surprise.

01 February 2017

Bay of Bengal: depleted fish stocks and huge dead zone signal tipping point

Long treated as a bottomless resource pit, over-exploitation of the ocean, pollution and rising sea levels are having a catastrophic impact on life in the bay

The Guardian

31 January 2017

Mortality Event Hits Mongolian Saiga

Reports have reached the Secretariat that an outbreak of what is thought to be peste-des-petits ruminants (sheep and goat plague) is occurring among the Saiga Antelopes in Mongolia, where already more than 1,000 individuals have died and the epidemic is continuing.

30 January 2017