Asia

Rare Philippine eagle chick born in captivity

A rare Philippine eagle chick has hatched in captivity, giving conservationists hope for the critically endangered bird.

BBC

10 December 2015

Nepal’s endangered river dolphins return

The first study in two decades of the Ganges river dolphins in Nepal estimates that the numbers of the endangered species have increased to about 50 individuals.

09 December 2015

Ivory price drop in China signals fall in demand, report says

Conservation charities hopeful of reduction in elephant poaching in Africa as value of illegal ivory halves

08 December 2015

Actions to Halt Decline of African-Eurasian Landbirds Agreed in Abidjan

Bonn / Abidjan, 1 December 2015- Experts from 20 countries met in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire) for the Second Meeting of the CMS African-Eurasian Migratory

01 December 2015

Hong Kong’s pink dolphins could disappear due to airport expansion and bridge construction

Future of the Chinese white dolphins — also called pink dolphins — in Hong Kong waters could be severely imperiled.

30 November 2015

Mekong: a river rising

The fate of 70 million people rests on what happens to the Mekong river.

26 November 2015

Cabinet approves law to protect Bangladesh's biodiversity

The Cabinet approved the draft of the ‘Bangladesh Biodiversity Act-2015’ at a meeting chair

23 November 2015