Asia

Energy Task Force Side Event: Reconciling Energy Developments with Migratory Species Conservation

Members of the Energy Task Force, including the CMS and AEWA Secretariats, BirdLife International, and the German Ministry for the Environment (BMUB) joined forces at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference to raise awareness of the importance of reconciling migratory species conservation with the deployment of renewable energy and power lines globally.

23 May 2017

Goa to ban plastic at Dudhsagar Waterfalls

Goa may put a cap on the number of tourists visiting the popular Dudhsagar waterfalls, while also banning use of plastic at the popular tourist site, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday.

22 May 2017

Nature tourism

With 71.5 million tourists, tourism in the Hindu Kush Himalaya plays a potentially significant role in addressing poverty

22 May 2017

Big metropolises predominate illegal trade of wildlife species: report

Illegal trade of wildlife species is predominantly recorded in big metropolises like Lahore and Karachi, WWF-Pakistan said in a report Thursday in Lahore.

12 May 2017

Celebrating the winged guests, icons of peace and happiness

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds, Greek story-teller Aesop had said. Even the dullest-looking bird becomes a feast to the eye in the wild.

10 May 2017

First Central Asian Migration Atlas Created to Reduce Harm to Wildlife from Infrastructure

   

04 May 2017

Gentle marine giant drawn to our waters

As the sightings of whale sharks increase in our waters, experts say the world’s largest fish needs to be protected.

30 April 2017

Sind die Schneeleoparden noch zu retten?

"In unserer Kultur ist der Schneeleopard ein heiliges Tier, ein Symbol für Stärke.

26 April 2017

Nature reserves save finless porpoises

FOUR finless porpoises from Poyang Lake in east China have been relocated to waters in a nature reserve in Hubei Province.

12 April 2017

Graffiti campaign brings rhino conservation message to urban Vietnam

Home to one of the largest African rhino horn consumer bases in the world, a 17-piece graffiti campaign around Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City conveys a simple message: “Save the rhinos.”

12 April 2017