Aral Sea crisis had tremendous impact on ecosystems of region

An exclusive interview given to the CA-News by Natalya Yakusheva, the coordinator for the Central Asian Mammal Initiative of the UN Convention on Migratory Species, otherwise known as the Bonn Conv

29 September 2015

China and US agree on ivory ban in bid to end illegal trade globally

The two largest markets for illegal ivory agree to enact a nearly complete ban on the import and export of ivory to help reduce the loss of elephants to poaching.

26 September 2015

Central Asian Mammals Initiative Expert Natalya Yakusheva interviewed by CA News Agency (in Russian)

Questions on key CMS activities, upcoming events, migratory animals protection in the region, saiga collapse and ecological consequences of Aral Sea disappearace answered.

23 September 2015

At the wrong end of the food chain

Vultures are highly specialized birds, essential for the health of the environment. But their population has decreased dramatically.

15 September 2015

Elephants electrocuted by sagging power lines

Many elephants get electrocuted by low-slung overhead electric cables before authorities take action

15 September 2015

Shark fin ban masks growing appetite for its meat

Shark fishing remains profitable as narrow focus on Chinese finning trade obscures wider global trend

12 September 2015

Nage avec des requins-baleines en Indonésie

Une vidéo montre un scientifique nageant avec des requins-baleines dans le golfe de Cenderawasih, une réserve marine, en Indonésie.
11 September 2015

India Opens First-Ever Vultures-Only Restaurant in an Attempt to Save Them From Extinction

The rapidly declining population of white-backed vultures in India has been a cause of concern for several decades.

09 September 2015

Govt stopped from issuing hunting licences for houbara bustard

Issuing a detailed judgment in the houbara bustard case, a three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Jawwad S.

09 September 2015