Asia

Love for ‘exotic’ dish

At P120 to P150 per kilo, sharks and stingrays are literally a “hot item.”

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28 January 2018

Farewell to a songbird?

The yellow-breasted bunting has gone from "vulnerable" to critically endangered," say nature conservationists. Hunting is the main reason for a dramatic decline in numbers.

25 January 2018

Great white shark washed ashore in Aurora town

The Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC) has alerted barangay officials of this coastal town to take precautionary measures following the discovery of a great white sha

24 January 2018

China: oil slick from sunken tanker trebles in size

Iranian ship Sanchi went down carrying one million barrels of oil that is highly toxic to marine life

22 January 2018

Thai police arrest notorious wildlife trafficking suspect

Police in Thailand have arrested one of the world’s most notorious wildlife traffickers, allegedly involved in the smuggling thousands of tonnes of elephant tusks a

20 January 2018

Marée noire en mer de Chine : de graves risques écologiques

En plus du pétrole brut ultraléger, le navire qui a sombré laisserait échapper son mazout. Experts et ONG redoutent les dégâts sur le milieu marin, très riche.

19 January 2018

Mumbai’s flamingo sanctuary rides to start from February 1

Officials said the boat ride will boost conservation in the area, which gets more than 40,000 flamingos, apart from other migratory birds, every year.

18 January 2018

Forscher rätseln über Massensterben bei Antilopen

Die Seuche wütete drei Wochen, dann waren mehr als 200.000 Saiga-Antilopen tot. Bisher dachte man, sie starben an einer Infektion mit Bakterien.

18 January 2018

Scientists uncover secret of 'mass mortality event' of endangered saiga antelopes in Central Asia

The sudden death of 200,000 critically endangered saiga antelopes in the remote steppe grassland of Central America was caused by unusual environmental conditions

18 January 2018

Biodiversity conservation should be a core value of China's 'Belt and Road Initiative'

Environment and conservation experts from the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC) and the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) are challenging decision-makers, infrastructure planners

18 January 2018