Asia

Tiger increase in India 'proof of the benefits of tourism'

India’s tiger population has grown by 30 per cent, according to its government, rising from 1,706 four years ago to 2,226 in 2014

21 January 2015

En Inde, le nombre de tigres a augmenté de 30 % depuis 2010

L'Inde, qui abrite la majorité des tigres dans le monde, a enregistré une hausse de 30 % de la

20 January 2015

Huge Blue Whale Colony Discovered in Sri Lanka

There was a time when Blue whales were hunted almost to extinction. That changed in 1966 when protective laws were enacted to save the blues, the largest animal on earth.

18 January 2015

Sauerstoffmangel: Gänse überqueren Himalaja im Achterbahnflug

Ihr Weg ist lang und beschwerlich - Streifengänse gehören zu den wenigen Vögeln, die das Himalaja-Gebirge überqueren.

16 January 2015

El secreto de los gansos para cruzar el Himalaya

Un estudio desvela cómo los ánsares superan la cordillera más alta del mundo volando lo más bajo posible, de noche y sin apenas ayuda de las corrientes de aire

15 January 2015

Bar-headed geese: Highest bird migration tracked

A tracking study has revealed the secrets of the world's highest bird migration - the Himalayan flight of the bar-headed goose.

15 January 2015

2015/002: Segunda Reunión del Grupo Técnico Asesor (TAG2) del MdE sobre Aves Rapaces

La Unidad de Coordinación del Memorando de Entendimiento sobre la Conservación de las Aves Migratorias de Presa de África y Eurasia (MdE Rapaces) tiene el placer de anunciar que la segunda reunión

09 January 2015

2015/001: Nuevo Signatario del MdE sobre Aves Rapaces del PNUMA/CMS

La Secretaría de la Convención sobre la Conservación de Especies Migratorias de Animales Silvestres (CMS) en su calidad de Depositario del Memorando de Entendimiento sobre la Conservación de Av

08 January 2015

Falcon Hunters Become Fervent Preservationists

PANGTI, India — Driving the last 20 miles of road to this tiny village takes at least two hours and a fondness for heights, so it seems unlikely that this area of jungle near the

04 January 2015

Halt traffic thru the Sundarbans: UN experts

An expert team of the United Nation (UN) has advised the government to take legislative measures immediately to avoid traffic through the Sundarbans and mitigate oil spilled there earlier this mont

02 January 2015