South-West Asia

Scientists warn of likely massive oil spill endangering the Red Sea, region's health

A paper to be published in Frontiers in Marine Science on December 15 i

15 December 2020

Global Eco Watch: Red Sea turtles are now mostly being born female due to climate change

Turtle populations in the Red Sea could be turning overwhelmingly female becau

06 December 2020

How data is quantifying the impact of plastic on the environment

Research shows 11 billion plastic bags are used annually in the UAE. 

27 November 2020

Flamingos, dugongs and new laws focus of Abu Dhabi's environment efforts

With one million seeds planted, 876 new flamingo chicks and nine new species,

31 August 2020

Homesick Falcon Makes 7,000 Km Journey to Greece Every Year

The Hellenic Ornithological Society announced the return for the third consecutive year of a female falcon from the African island nation of Madagascar to Greece’s remote Antikythira Island.

28 April 2020

Leopard lens: Looking for Sri Lanka’s charismatic big cat

Among Sri Lanka’s charismatic species, the native subspecies of the leopard, Panthera pardus kotiya, is a favorite among wildlife enthusiasts and specialist photographers.

14 February 2020

Insect decline agenda at UN summit for first time

Insect decline and its cascading effects on migratory species feeding on them will be on the agenda for the first time at a UN summit on migratory species beginning in Gujarat this week, organisers

14 February 2020

Govt names second marine protected area in Tanintharyi

Its mangroves, coral reefs and sea grass beds serve as nurseries and spawning areas for fish. Dugong and whale sharks are among its inhabitants.

03 February 2020

Govt names second marine protected area in Tanintharyi

Its mangroves, coral reefs and sea grass beds serve as nurseries and spawning areas for fish. Dugong and whale sharks are among its inhabitants.

03 February 2020