Asia

Big metropolises predominate illegal trade of wildlife species: report

Illegal trade of wildlife species is predominantly recorded in big metropolises like Lahore and Karachi, WWF-Pakistan said in a report Thursday in Lahore.

12 May 2017

Celebrating the winged guests, icons of peace and happiness

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds, Greek story-teller Aesop had said. Even the dullest-looking bird becomes a feast to the eye in the wild.

10 May 2017

First Central Asian Migration Atlas Created to Reduce Harm to Wildlife from Infrastructure

   

04 May 2017

Gentle marine giant drawn to our waters

As the sightings of whale sharks increase in our waters, experts say the world’s largest fish needs to be protected.

30 April 2017

Sind die Schneeleoparden noch zu retten?

"In unserer Kultur ist der Schneeleopard ein heiliges Tier, ein Symbol für Stärke.

26 April 2017

Nature reserves save finless porpoises

FOUR finless porpoises from Poyang Lake in east China have been relocated to waters in a nature reserve in Hubei Province.

12 April 2017

Graffiti campaign brings rhino conservation message to urban Vietnam

Home to one of the largest African rhino horn consumer bases in the world, a 17-piece graffiti campaign around Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City conveys a simple message: “Save the rhinos.”

12 April 2017

Secret footage obtained of the wild elephants sold into captivity in Chinese zoos

Animal welfare advocates have filmed some of the wild elephants captured in Zimbabwe last year and shipped to China.

06 April 2017

China adds critical migratory waterbird sites in the Bohai Gulf and Yellow Sea to the World Heritage Tentative List

Fourteen sites along the coast of the Bohai Gulf and the Yellow Sea of China have recently been added to the tentative list of sites to be considered on the

05 April 2017

Follow China’s example, shut down ivory factories and shops, UN agency urges countries

Applauding the Chinese Government’s closure of many of its ivory factories and retail outlets, the United Nations environment wing has called on other countries and territories to follow China’s ex

03 April 2017