Asia

Bad air brings down migratory bird count in Sultanpur

The count of migratory specimens in Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary remained lower than that of the previous year.

23 January 2017

Sharp decline in migratory birds

Authorities were able to count only about 5000 migratory birds in and around Loktak Lake area today in a massive operation undertaken to index the number of migratory birds.

22 January 2017

Migratory bird count in Bataan wetlands drops

The Asian waterbird census spotted and counted 15,075 migratory birds in one day at wetlands in four seaside villages of this city or nearly 50 percent lower than last year’s number.

22 January 2017

Bird poaching rampant in Lalmonirhat

Poachers have become active in Teesta and Dharla river basin areas in Lalmonirhat, during the winter season that witnesses arrival of a large number of migratory birds every year.

20 January 2017

Cat concerns

Why we need to be really worried if snow leopards are under threat.

Kathmandu Post

20 January 2017

Chopper ride attracts pilgrims, scares migratory birds

Introduced as Magh Mela special service this year, chopper joyride is attracting pilgrims but scaring away the migratory Siberian birds, which flock to Sangam every year in this season.

19 January 2017

Eco-tourism has to be about ecology and not economy

In what is meant to be a treat for wildlife enthusiasts, the government of Karnataka declared 2017 as the Year of the Wild.

18 January 2017

Meetings in Singapore Set up the Avian Agenda for the East Asian-Australasian Flyway

Two important avian meetings took place back to back in Singapore early in 2017: the first was a meeting of the Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI), a group that operates under the Arctic Council’s CAFF (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna); the second was the 9th Meeting of Partners to the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership

18 January 2017

Concerns over first snow and common leopards found in same area

The first ever recorded video footage showing snow leopards and common leopards sharing the same habitat on the Tibetan plateau has caused concern among conservationists.

17 January 2017

Scheue Schönheit, vom Aussterben bedroht

Schneeleoparden leben zurückgezogen in zentralasiatischen Hochgebirgen - doch ihr Bestand ist dramatisch gesunken. Experten wollen die Tiere noch retten.

16 January 2017