Asia

ASEAN intensifies conservation of protected areas

ON THE second day of the 22nd Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical, and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 22) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) on July 3, 2018 in Montre

12 July 2018

Need to combat invasive alien species stressed

MONTREAL, Canada– Indonesia, supported by the ASEAN Member States, made a statement on the issue of the proliferation of invasive alien species (IAS) during the 22nd Meeting of the Subsidiary Body

12 July 2018

Global Dugong Genetics Project

The Global Dugong Genetics Project aims to examine the phylogeography of the dugong based on historical samples from throughout the dugong’s range. It will update conservation and management actions through mapping the distribution of discrete dugong populations; identifying historical and potential migratory routes; and highlighting small populations as a priority for conservation. The Project was a collaboration between James Cook University and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

16 July 2018

Dugong and Seagrass Research Toolkit

The Dugong and Seagrass Research Toolkit is an initiative by TOTAL, Total Abu Al Bukhoosh, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi and CMS Dugong MOU to provide an easily accessible online resource that incorporates decision-making for the selection of the most appropriate methodologies for studies of dugongs, seagrasses and the associated human communities.

16 July 2018

Japan's appetite for eel could see it share fate of bluefin tuna

Diners eat eel for an energy boost in summer, but its popularity has depleted stocks

06 July 2018

L'huile de palme est une catastrophe écologique (mais l'interdire serait pire encore)

Un rapport international souligne les énormes dégâts générés par les plantations de palmiers à huile, tout en reconnaissant que les remplacer par d'autres plantations d'oléagineux serait bien pire.

27 June 2018

India busca reducir los 10 millones de toneladas de desechos plásticos que genera cada año

Las lagunas en el cumplimiento de la ley impiden disminuir la producción y el uso de plásticos de una potencia llamada a liderar el desarrollo medioambiental a nivel mundial

05 June 2018

World Environment Day host India vows to lead in tackling plastic waste

India, the host of this year’s World Environment Day, has promised to take the lead and show other countries hot to beat plastic pollution and create a greener future.

05 June 2018

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