Asia

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

Virus which wiped out 30% lion population in E Africa responsible for Gir big cat deaths: ICMR-NIV

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the National Institute of Virology (NIV) on Friday said they have found that the virus which wiped out 30 per cent of tiotal lion population in EAs

05 October 2018

Man's best friend, wildlife's worst enemy

They are our animal companions, first domesticated by humans as much as 50,000 years ago.

01 October 2018