Asia

Pak committed to zero tolerance of illegal killing, trade of wild birds: Mushahidullah

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah said in his message on World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) that it is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlightin

11 May 2018

How land use and climate change are driving species distribution shifts

Climate change is altering where species live all over the planet. With global warming, species are moving towards the poles and up elevation where temperature is lower.

07 May 2018

Ensuring a strong link for migratory bird sites

The last of the white heron has left a small rice farm along Aguinaldo Highway in Dasmariñas City.

06 May 2018

Govt declares all protected areas ‘plastic free zones’

Ahead of the World Environment Day on June 5, the environment ministry has banned plastics in all protected areas around the country, thus declaring them “plastic free zones”.

28 April 2018

Strategic Meeting to Advance Conservation of Central Asian Migratory Mammals

Range State representatives, scientists and conservation experts met last week at the International Academy for Nature Conservation on the German Isle of Vilm to review the implementation of the CMS Central Asian Mammals Initiative (CAMI), to discuss challenges and strategy for further action.

27 April 2018

Migratory vultures in India gaining resistance to bacteria

New Delhi, Apr 20 (IANS): In a most unusual wildlife health study, ornithologists trace the phenomenon of bacteria in a migratory vulture species that is gaining antibiotic resistance during its so

20 April 2018

Japan's renewable energy puzzle: solar push threatens environment

As the country rushes to cut carbon emissions by 26%, campaigners worry that forests and wildlife are being trampled

19 April 2018

Asia’s appetite for endangered species is relentless

Turning exotic species into meals, pets and snake oil is a big international business

19 April 2018

Last of the wild asses back from the brink

Wild asses are returning to the grasslands of Kazakhstan where they once roamed in large numbers.

BBC

18 April 2018