Asia

Japan’s inaction on illegal ivory exports threatens Chinese ban, report says

Monitoring network Traffic says smuggling of undocumented ivory into China could undermine enforcement of imminent ban

20 November 2017

The wild ass returns

For the first time in more than a century kulan – or Asiatic wild ass – are now roaming the central steppes of Kazakhstan.

07 November 2017

Decision on lifting of open-pit mine ban up

Even if the inter-agency Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC)

23 October 2017

Sold for a song - The forest birds captured for their tuneful voices

Lush green blankets of vegetation drape over Java's steep mountains. But these dense rain forests - on Indonesia’s most crowded island - are rapidly falling silent.

23 October 2017

Protecting our wildlife

This week is very significant for the Philippines and the rest of the world.

23 October 2017