Asia

Barrages hydroélectriques: la biodiversité en péril

Les barrages hydroélectriques pourraient détruire la biodiversité des grands bassins fluviaux

07 January 2016

5 new species of migratory birds visit city for first time

Notwithstanding the concrete boom and rise in air pollution, Thane city's vast creek and abundant green cover are inviting many new species of migratory birds that are flocking here in hordes.

06 January 2016

Zimbabwe plans to sell elephants and lions to China to fund conservation

Zimbabwe plans to sell more elephants and lions to China as part of a scheme to raise funds for conservation, its environment minister has said.

06 January 2016

LGUs, resort owners told: Help save ‘pawikan’ from extinction

The country’s top biodiversity official on Monday urged local governments and owners of private beach resorts to help save the endangered marine turtles, or

05 January 2016

River pollution, dying wetlands halve migratory bird numbers this winter

The number of migratory birds flocking Bareilly this winter has reduced by nearly 50%, according to a recent survey conducted by a city NGO.

04 January 2016

The Indian village learning to live in harmony with snow leopards

To stop snow leopards killing valuable livestock, villagers in Himachal Pradesh have changed the way they manage land to increase the endangered cat’s wild prey, while an insurance scheme offers co

31 December 2015

Centre approves MoU for conservation of migratory birds of prey

Marking a step that would help India gain knowledge about distressed and endangered species of birds of prey like vultures, the government today gave approval for signing a MoU for conservation of

30 December 2015

Relocation of finless porpoises in China boosts hopes for species' survival

Conservationists are celebrating after a successful relocation of endangered finless porpoise in

18 December 2015

Rare Philippine eagle chick born in captivity

A rare Philippine eagle chick has hatched in captivity, giving conservationists hope for the critically endangered bird.

BBC

10 December 2015