Asia

Whale’s Death in Thailand Points to Global Scourge: Plastic in Oceans

Hong Kong — Hundreds of turtles, dolphins and whales become stranded every year on Thailand’s beaches after plastic impedes their mobility or clogs their insides.

04 June 2018

Wal stirbt an acht Kilo Plastikmüll im Magen

Ein Wal stirbt in Thailand nach fünftägigem Kampf. Schuld am Tod waren Plastiktüten

03 June 2018

Muere una ballena en Tailandia tras tragarse 80 bolsas de plástico

Ochenta bolsas de plástico han sido hallados en el estómago de un ballena piloto que murió en el sur de Tailandia tras vómitos y convulsiones, según recoge la prensa local.

03 June 2018

Pak committed to zero tolerance of illegal killing, trade of wild birds: Mushahidullah

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah said in his message on World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) that it is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlightin

11 May 2018

How land use and climate change are driving species distribution shifts

Climate change is altering where species live all over the planet. With global warming, species are moving towards the poles and up elevation where temperature is lower.

07 May 2018

Ensuring a strong link for migratory bird sites

The last of the white heron has left a small rice farm along Aguinaldo Highway in Dasmariñas City.

06 May 2018

Govt declares all protected areas ‘plastic free zones’

Ahead of the World Environment Day on June 5, the environment ministry has banned plastics in all protected areas around the country, thus declaring them “plastic free zones”.

28 April 2018

Midterm Review of the Central Asian Mammals Initiative (CAMI)

Range State representatives, scientists and conservation experts met last week at the International Academy for Nature Conservation on the German Isle of Vilm to review the implementation of the CMS Central Asian Mammals Initiative (CAMI), to discuss challenges and strategy for further action.

27 April 2018

Migratory vultures in India gaining resistance to bacteria

New Delhi, Apr 20 (IANS): In a most unusual wildlife health study, ornithologists trace the phenomenon of bacteria in a migratory vulture species that is gaining antibiotic resistance during its so

20 April 2018