Vulture culture atop coconut palms sends bird numbers soaring

NAVI MUMBAI: Around 200 km south of Mumbai in the picturesque coastal town of Shrivardhan in Raigad district, a meticulous Vulture Conservation Centre is slowly but surely taking shape atop tall co

27 April 2015

Thai customs seize 511 pieces of elephant ivory destined for Laos

Three-tonne haul, marked as tea leaves from Kenya, is second massive seizure in less than a week of elephant tusks from Africa bound for Laos

27 April 2015

Japanese zoo association suspended by world body over Taiji dolphin hunts

World Association of Zoos and Aquariums takes action against Japanese member representing aquariums that take dolphins from Taiji hunt

23 April 2015

Thai customs officers seize largest ever haul of elephant ivory worth US$6 million

Thai customs officers display four tonnes of African elephant ivory worth US$6 million that was seized at a Bangkok port in a container labelled as beans, in the kingdom's largest ever haul of its

20 April 2015

Pakistan's snow leopards: Both feared and sought

Snow leopards have been forced to the edge of extinction by hunting and human encroachment and are now one of the world's most endangered animals.

12 April 2015

Devastating Blow to Captive Breeding Efforts for the Critically Endangered Saiga Antelope

The leading captive breeding centre for Saiga antelopes (Saiga spp.) has lost almost its entire stock of animals as a result of an unidentified disease. The Centre for Wild Animals of Kalmykia in the Russian Federation is known internationally for its contribution to saiga research and conservation, thereby playing an important part in implementing the CMS Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Saiga Antelopes.

09 April 2015

In Vietnam, Rampant Wildlife Smuggling Prompts Little Concern

U MINH, Vietnam — Luc Van Ho slips through a tangled thicket of jungle, graceful as a dancer.

30 March 2015

SHC directs centre, provincial govts to curb smuggling of wildlife species

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court has ruled that every citizen has the right to a clean environment with natural habitat and wildlife under Article 9 of the Constituti

25 March 2015

Le Japon jette de la viande de baleine pleine de pesticides

Le ministère de la santé japonais a annoncé, mercredi 11 mars, avoir été contraint de jeter de la viande de baleine importée de Norvège contenant deux fois plus de pestic
13 March 2015

Safe Flyways: New Project to Increase Waterbird Monitoring in Central Asia

The Siberian Crane is a majestic migratory bird. In the summer, it lives and breeds in Arctic Russia before flying thousands of kilometers south to spend the winter in Iran, India or China.

13 March 2015