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

Indian government takes major step to save vultures

Almost a decade after banning the veterinary drug diclofenac, the Indian government has banned large vials of the drug meant for human use

05 September 2015

Why did 60,000 antelope die in four days?

The plains of central Kazakhstan are littered with dead antelope, 60,000 of them -- an entire herd wiped out in just four days. And no one is exactly sure how or why.

04 September 2015

Safe Passage for Mongolian Wildlife

Representatives of governments, industry, development banks, UN agencies, NGOs and scientists met in Ulaanbaatar from 24 to 28 August to find solutions to ensure that steppe animals are able to cross roads, railways and fences. The growing exploitation of the natural resources in the Gobi-Steppe ecosystem has led to a dramatic increase of transportation networks, required to meet increasing consumer demand for minerals. The existing roads and railroads have proven to be a significant barrier for wildlife migrations.

31 August 2015

India: No country for wild tigers?

Authorities seek to widen a road that would cut wildlife corridors and put the future sustainability of three tiger reserves at risk

31 August 2015

Saving our dugongs

A conservation project to protect the dugongs from a high risk of extinction in the future will commence in September 2015 with the support of a group of environmental organizations, despite the fa

30 August 2015

Tibetan crane's winter habitat under threat from Indian hydroelectric project

Hydropower project in eastern Himalayas will destroy migration site of ‘vulnerable’ black-necked cranes, conservationists claim

27 August 2015

Indien: Geier-Restaurants sollen bedrohte Greifvögel retten

Seit zwei Jahrzehnten sinkt die Zahl der Bengalgeier auf dem Indischen Kontinent dramatisch. Nun versucht der Staat, das Sterben durch Futterlieferungen aufzuhalten.

24 August 2015

Pakistan's top court bans the hunting of houbara bustard

The court also effectively canceled all houbara hunting licenses already issued.

20 August 2015