Asia

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

Suspects arrested in Kazakhstan for poaching saigas and killing a state ranger

Kazakh state ranger Yerlan Nurgaliev died following a violent incident with Saiga poachers in the steppe. Now three suspects have been arrested by the police.

21 January 2019

Saiga ranger's death sparks Kazakh call for justice

On 13 January two Kazakh rangers were on their usual patrol when they saw something strange - fresh car tracks.

BBC

18 January 2019

Vulture count rises by 12 per cent in MP

Additional principal chief conservator of forest (wildlife) Alok Kumar said, “It is great news that the count has increased in most of the area, showing that vulture habitat is safe in Madhya Prade

16 January 2019

Sukhna loses charm, avian tourists flock to Mohali village

Chandigarh/Mohali: With the ongoing winter season, Chandigar is home to many migratory birds

14 January 2019

National plan for safeguarding Caspian seal drafted

Caspian seal, the sole marine mammal inhabiting the Caspian Sea, is endangered according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), as recently demonstrated

13 January 2019