Asia

One man's fight against Africa's ivory poachers

Conservationist Richard Bonham’s 40-year campaign to protect Africa’s wildlife has led him from Kenya’s savannah to trinket shops in Hong Kong.

05 December 2014

Migrations without Borders

Going, going ... gone? by Cheryl Lyn Dybas

Bioscience - Oxford Journals

 

01 December 2014

BHC bans houbara bustard hunting in Balochistan

Minister says hunting permits to Arab royals issued on PM’s approval

The Nation

29 November 2014

Arabs asked not to hunt wild birds in Balochistan

Quetta - Balochistan High Court today ordered cancellation of areas allotted to Arabs and foreigners hunting for the rare houbara bustard in the province.

28 November 2014

BHC bans houbara bustard hunting in Balochistan

Quetta: The Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Friday ordered cancellation of areas alloted to Arabs and other foreigners hunting for the rare houbara bustard and other birds in the province.

28 November 2014

Balochistan High Court bans houbara bustard hunting in province

Quetta: The Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Friday ordered cancellation of all permits and allocates hunt areas issued by ministry of foreign affairs to Arab dignitaries and other foreigners.

28 November 2014

Houbara Bustards: Balochistan high court scraps foreign office's hunting notification

Quetta: Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Friday termed as illegal a notification issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) for allocating areas for hunting o

28 November 2014

Vietnam seizes over 1,000 dead endangered sea turtles

Record haul of over 1,000 endangered sea turtles, all dead, were bound for illegal export to China

25 November 2014

Vietnam police seize 1,000 stuffed marine turtles

Nha Trang police said they spent all of Thursday counting and classifying more than a thousand stuffed sea turtles which they seized the day before from two downtown warehouses.

21 November 2014

Major initiative endorsed to protect Asia’s migratory mammals

The Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species, at their 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Quito, Ecuador, agreed today to adopt a Central Asia Migratory Mammal Initiative to pro

07 November 2014