Asia

Malaysia destroys 9.5 tonne hoard of ivory

Authorities hope the country’s first ivory destruction will help deter smugglers who use the country as a key transit point

14 April 2016

Mass deaths of saiga antelope in Kazakhstan caused by bacteria

Almost total decimation of Betpak-Dala’s population of 200,000 saiga antelopes in 2015 caused by pathogen that led to hemorrhagic septicemia, say scientists

The Guardian

14 April 2016

Conservationists divided over royal visit to controversial Indian wildlife reserve

Trip by Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge to Kaziranga national park reopens debate over shoot-to-kill policy enforced against rhino poachers

13 April 2016

For The First Time In A Century, Wild Tiger Numbers Are On The Rise

We are making significant progress on one of the greatest comeback stories in conservation

11 April 2016

WWF: Tierschützer melden wachsende Tigerpopulation

Erstmals seit hundert Jahren wächst die Zahl der Tiger weltweit, meldet der WWF.

11 April 2016

Number of tigers in the wild rises for first time in over 100 years

There are now 3,890 animals roaming the forests of Asia but the increase may be down to improved survey methods

11 April 2016

Shark population threatened due to fin harvesting

A recent study shows that effective shark conservation in Indonesia only works when shark protection through no-fishing zones is combined with efforts to involv
11 April 2016

Wild tiger numbers on the rise - video

The number of wild tigers has gone up for the first time in a century, according to new figures released by the World Wildlife Fund

11 April 2016