Asia

Hong Kong restaurant chain Maxim’s to stop selling shark fin products by 2020

Maxim’s Caterers have pledged to stop selling shark fin products by 2020, after facing mounting pressure from conservation groups.

21 September 2018

2018/010: Nuevo Signatario para el MdE Dugongo

La Secretaría de la Convención para la Conservación de Especies Migratorias de Animales Silvestres (CMS), en su capacidad como Depositario del Memorando de Entendimiento para la Conservación y Gest

07 September 2018

Study finds positive impact of ecotourism on local communities

The income generated from the home stays and campsites in the country have helped improve family income, conservation of the environment, tradition and culture, according to an evaluation on ecotou

22 August 2018

Iran, UNDP prepare draft for Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah

Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have jointly drawn up the draft of the Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah Project (CACP) phase III.

18 August 2018

Iranian ships to carry message of preserving Caspian seals

Given Caspian seals, the sole marine mammals inhabiting the Caspian Sea, have fallen into a drastic decline pushing the specie towards extinction, Iranian ships in the Caspian Sea will display Casp

18 August 2018

Himalayan birds throng agricultural lands in winter, but many breed in forests

Despite the high altitudes and harsh winters, the Himalayas are a global biodiversity hotspot, home to 10 percent of the world’s bird species.

02 August 2018

Asian plastic is choking the world's oceans

More than 80% of marine plastic pollution comes from Asia

01 August 2018

Follow the New Silk Road

In the first part of a week-long series revealing the effects of China's Belt and Road Initiative on cities around the world, Jon Watts journeys from the steppes of Central Asia to the Black Sea an

30 July 2018

29 juillet, journée internationale du Tigre

Le 29 juillet 2018 est la journée internationale dédiée au Tigre. L'espèce vie dans 13 pays d'Asie. On en compte plus que 3890 à l'état sauvage.

29 July 2018

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