South-East Asia

Southeast Asia May Be Building Too Many Dams Too Fast

The promise of plentiful energy has brought major environmental risk to fish, soil, and people.

23 August 2018

Satellite tracking reveals Philippine waters are important for endangered whale sharks

A new scientific study published in PeerJ - the Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences has tracked juvenile whale sharks across the Philippines emphasising the importance of the archip

24 July 2018

Global Dugong Genetics Project

The Global Dugong Genetics Project aims to examine the phylogeography of the dugong based on historical samples from throughout the dugong’s range. It will update conservation and management actions through mapping the distribution of discrete dugong populations; identifying historical and potential migratory routes; and highlighting small populations as a priority for conservation. The Project was a collaboration between James Cook University and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

04 May 2021

GEF Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project

The GEF-5 Project represents a major international collaboration. It is unique in being the first coordinated approach to enhance the effectiveness of conservation of dugongs and their seagrass ecosystems through community-based stewardship, incentive-based conservation, removal of knowledge barriers and national and regional mainstreaming activities. The project covers 38 national projects, managed in collaboration with 26 local partners in Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mozambique, Sri Lanka, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste and Vanuatu.

04 May 2021

Dugong and Seagrass Research Toolkit

The Dugong and Seagrass Research Toolkit is an initiative by TOTAL, Total Abu Al Bukhoosh, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi and CMS Dugong MOU to provide an easily accessible online resource that incorporates decision-making for the selection of the most appropriate methodologies for studies of dugongs, seagrasses and the associated human communities.

16 July 2018

Thaïlande : une tortue verte, espèce protégée, nouvelle victime du plastique

Quelques jours après la mort d’une baleine, c’est une grosse tortue verte qui est morte en Thaïlande d’avoir ingurgité trop de plastique.

11 June 2018

Indonésie, l'archipel du plastique

REPORTAGE - Cet Etat est le deuxième producteur de déchets de plastique dans les mers du globe. Face aux conséquences néfastes sur les écosystèmes et la santé humaine, il est urgent d'agir.

08 June 2018

Endangered whale shark fins found in Singapore Airlines shipment to Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Shark fins from endangered species including the giant, placid whale shark were found in a Singapore Airlines shipment to Hong Kong in May, highlighting the widesp
07 June 2018

Hope for critically endangered Mekong river dolphins as population increases for first time

After decades of seemingly irreversible decline, results from a WWF and Government of Cambodia census released today show that the population of critically endangered river dolphins in the Mekong h

23 April 2018