Asia

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

Observadores de Europa, Asia y África contabilizarán las aves acuáticas en 12.000 humedales este fin de semana

El 12 y 13 de enero se celebra el Censo Internacional de Aves Acuáticos, durante el cual aficionados a la observación de aves de 120 países de Europa, Asia y África visitarán unos

11 January 2019

Eastern curlews are a miracle of nature. And they are disappearing fast

This remarkable bird flies from Siberia to Australia and back every year, but we must save the unglamorous mudflats if it is to survive

08 January 2019

Endangered species are key to our survival

Last week, India submitted its sixth national report to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. The report was a mixed one.

04 January 2019

Message must be delivered that ivory is banned

China completely banned the processing and selling of ivory and ivory products on Jan 1, 2018. Yet sales of ivory products have not been totally eliminated one whole year after the ban

03 January 2019

Indonesia tsunami: volunteers rescue dozens of stranded turtles

After a harrowing week of human tragedy, rescuers find a moment of hope as they return more than 30 turtles to the sea

28 December 2018

Bringing 'Asia's zebras' back to the steppe

"Do you see them?" the radio crackled in the old Russian 4x4.  The driver tried to steer away from pits and ravines that he could barely see in the dark.

25 December 2018