Asia

Prince William condemns illegal wildlife trade on China visit

The Duke of Cambridge has condemned illegal wildlife trading in a speech on the final day of his tour of China.

BBC

04 March 2015

China's illegal ivory traders exploiting online market

Over half of thousands of online advertisements for illegal wildlife products are for ivory, with other products including rhino horn, tiger bone and turtle shells, a wildlife trade monitoring netw

03 March 2015

Sous le feu des critiques, la Chine interdit l'importation d'ivoire sculpté pendant un an

Le commerce de l'ivoire en Chine a pris des proportions « hors de contrôle », avait alerté récemment un rapport rédigé par plusieurs ONG environnementales.

27 February 2015

Whale’s death linked to failure to find food in overfished seas

Hunger could be the cause of death of a sperm whale that had been stranded in waters of Calauag town in Quezon province and environmentalists are linking the case to illegal and overfishing in the

26 February 2015

The farmer's son who filmed a snow leopard

Villagers in mountainous northern Pakistan still remember the day a farmer's son let a snow leopard kill a dozen of his sheep, just because he wanted to catch the elusive animal on camera.

24 February 2015

Leap in Indian tiger numbers questioned by new research

Last month's welcome news of a boom in the size of India's tiger population has been called into doubt by a fresh study

24 February 2015

Migrating songbirds falling prey to rapid urbanisation

Many songbirds that fly south to Asia between November and February are under threat, and researchers calling for more global cooperation to protect them.

23 February 2015

Scientists Meet to Discuss the Future of Arabian Sea Humpback Whales

Abu Dhabi, 23 February 2015 - The survival of the humpback whale population in the Arabian Sea, the smallest and most endangered humpback whale population in the world, is threatened by human activities, particularly entanglement in fishing nets, shipping and coastal development.

23 February 2015