Asia

India begins mass bird cull in response to avian flu outbreak

India has begun culling tens of thousands of poultry birds after avian influen

07 January 2021

Country’s infrastructure projects threaten biodiversity conservation, wildlife movement, study shows

A rapid assessment of linear projects in the Tarai region has found adverse co

05 January 2021

Several Indian states report bird flu outbreak

Amid the growing coronavirus pandemic, India has reported the emergence of bir

05 January 2021

For Sumatran elephant conservation, involvement of local people is key (commentary)

In 2011, the International Union for Conservatio

05 January 2021

Poachers' paradise: Gulf hunts fuel Pakistan falcon trafficking

Since learning to capture birds as a teen, Muhammad Rafiq has amassed a small

04 January 2021

Bali's beaches buried in tide of plastic rubbish during monsoon season

Tourist drawcards Kuta and Legian beaches are being overwhelmed by up to 60 tonnes of plastic rubbish every day

03 January 2021

Shadegan wetland monitored for highly pathogenic avian influenza

Shadegan wetland covers 530,000 hectares, 400,000 hectares of which has been d

02 January 2021

India's environment shows improvement https://www.thehansindia.com/hans/opinion/news-analysis/indias-environment-shows-improvement-665018

The Covid-19 pandemic battered and bruised the world in 2020, teaching the value of human life, but an evident positive impact was that it helped the environment bounce back to its glory, even if t

02 January 2021

How Covid has plunged Asia's captive elephants into fresh crisis

Stripped of tourism money, keepers in India and Thailand are struggling to kee

31 December 2020