Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals
Environment and conservation experts from the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC) and the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) are challenging decision-makers, infrastructure planners
Scientists have determined that unusually warm temperatures and high humidity may have played a role in the mysterious die-off two years ago of half of the world's population of
China has introduced its toughest regulation on land reclamation along the country's coastline, vowing to demolish illegally reclaimed land and stop approving general reclamation projects.
A mass die-off of wild antelopes in Kazakhstan was triggered by environmental factors, scientists believe.
In May 2015, more than 200,000 saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica) suddenly died in Kazakhstan, reducing the global population of the critically endangered species by two-thirds.
A weather fluke caused a catastrophic die-off.
Back in 2015, more than 200,000 saiga antelopes mysteriously died in Kazakhstan over a three week period, wiping out 60 percent of the global population.
It took just three weeks to destroy 60 percent of the world's saiga population.
Among saiga antelopes, the month of May ought to be about new life. But in 2015, it was just the opposite for the Betpak-Dala saiga population in central Kazakhstan.
The mass death of 200,000 saiga provides a dark omen for what might happen to wildlife in a changing world.