Asia

Ancient city of Babylon heads list of new Unesco world heritage sites

UN also names national park in Iceland among sites protected for their value to humanity

05 July 2019

Framework predicts endangered species' pathogen risk

Four years ago, more than 200,000 endangered saiga antelope dropped

12 June 2019

Marine 'gold rush': demand for shark fin soup drives decimation of fish

Finning is still rampant in many countries due to diners’ appetite for the delicacy, despite attempts to shut down the trade

04 June 2019

Wind turbines posing a threat to birds: study

Although wind is a green source of renewable energy, a new study has revealed that wind turbines are posing a threat to lives of birds in their vicinity

27 May 2019