Asia

Endangered duck species spotted in Inner Mongolia

An endangered and rare duck species has been spotted in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, local authorities said Tuesday.

19 March 2019

Philippines’ new marine protected area includes community-led monitoring program

Encompassing more than 54 acres of thriving coral reef habitat, the new marine protected area in Batangas empowers local residents as stewards of the reef, enjoining them in a uniquely ambitious tw

11 March 2019

Japan ferry 'hits whale', injuring more than 80 on board

More than 80 passengers have been injured, several seriously, after a ferry hit what appears to have been a whale in the Sea of Japan.

09 March 2019

Mohamed Bin Zayed Raptor conservation fund to tackle rising raptor electrocution rates with landmark UAE-Mongolia partnership

Milestone agreement will strengthen ties between UAE and Asian counterpart in drive to secure wild populations of endangered Sakar falcon and other migratory species

27 February 2019

Biodiversity of Hindu Kush Himalayas will plummet by 2100

The global biodiversity hotspot will lose up to 87% of original habitat by the end of the century, with repercussions around the world

15 February 2019

Wild leopard attacks Indian village

A wild leopard caused panic in the Indian village of Lamba in Jalanhar, Punjab.

BBC

01 February 2019

Mansarovar Lake losing foreign guests

Jaipur: Mansarovar Lake in the periphery of Sariska Tiger Reserve, Alwar is fast losing its foreign guests with every passing winter due to indiscriminate draining of water for the uirrigating agri

31 January 2019

Uncaged: saving China's songbirds from the poachers' nets – video

Bird poaching – for meat or for the pet trade – has become a silent epidemic across China, resulting in the deaths of tens of thousands of migratory birds each year.

31 January 2019