Asia

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

Tiger Numbers Rise for First Time in a Century

Tiger range countries are on their way to their goal of doubling the animal's population, but challenges remain.

10 April 2016

Vulture conservation takes wing

A series of awareness programmes in Adilabad district helps in increasing the number of birdson Pala Rapu cliff, the vulture habitat

07 April 2016

Mediterranean loggerhead turtles dying in waters off the Middle East, North Africa

Thousands of loggerhead turtles are killed annually in areas of Syria, Libya and Egypt and Tunisia where they travel to find food

06 April 2016

Eco-Celebrity Crane Inspires Wetland Protection in Taiwan

An endangered Siberian crane that has made Taiwan home is inspiring locals to protect the wetlands

05 April 2016