South-East Asia

More than 900 coins removed from turtle's stomach in Thailand

Twenty-five-year-old green sea turtle nicknamed Bank swallowed money thrown into her pool by tourists seeking good luck

06 March 2017

Schildkröte als Sparschwein: Ärzte entfernten fast 1.000 Münzen aus Magen

Weibchen wird nunmehr "Sparscheweinchen" gerufen und soll nach Genesung ausgewildert werden

06 March 2017

More than 900 coins removed from turtle's stomach in Thailand

Twenty-five-year-old green sea turtle nicknamed Bank swallowed money thrown into her pool by tourists seeking good luck.

06 March 2017

Indonesia pledges $1bn a year to curb ocean waste

Only China dumps more plastic in the ocean than Indonesia. But by 2025, the world’s largest archipelago aims to reduce marine waste by 70%

02 March 2017

PH to hold UN conference on migratory birds

The Philippines will be hosting a United Nations (UN)-led conference to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), the only global intergovernmental treaty established exclusively for the conservat

01 March 2017

Un extraño animal aparece en una playa de Filipinas

Algunos creen que se trata de un cadáver de manatí, una especie que no habita el Pacífico ni el Índico

25 February 2017

CMS Councillor Hogan Leads Mekong River Project

Dr Zeb Hogan, the host of the National Geographic TV Show “Monster Fish” and COP-appointed CMS Scientific Councilllor for fish, is leading a new project, the Wonders of the Mekong

21 February 2017

Singapore’s wild bird trade threatens exotic species

Singapore has historically been a major hub for bird trade. But the trade, largely poorly managed, threatens exotic species, according to a new study.

20 February 2017

Southeast Asia is in the grip of a biodiversity crisis

Biodiversity in Southeast Asia is under serious threat with some parts of the region projected to lose up to 98 per cent of remaining forests in the next nine years.

16 February 2017

New scheme puts focus on Mekong

A new two-year, $2 million project aimed at coupling sustainable development with environmental conservation on the Mekong River was launched yesterday.

08 February 2017