Asia

Migratory birds off to their seasonal homes

It’s September and migratory birds make their yearly journey to their seasonal home. Let’s welcome our winged guests with a promise to save them from plastic...

05 October 2019

Wind turbines posing a threat to birds: study

Although wind is a green source of renewable energy, a new study has revealed that wind turbines are posing a threat to lives of birds in their vicinity

27 May 2019

A Bulgarian vulture's odyssey into Yemeni war zone

Nelson was in a tight corner, tied up and imprisoned by men who believed he was a spy. It didn't look good.

BBC

18 April 2019

Poisoned cattle carcass kills 37 vultures

Equal number rescued by forest officials and wildlife activisits in eastern Assam

30 March 2019

Mohamed Bin Zayed Raptor conservation fund to tackle rising raptor electrocution rates with landmark UAE-Mongolia partnership

Milestone agreement will strengthen ties between UAE and Asian counterpart in drive to secure wild populations of endangered Sakar falcon and other migratory species

27 February 2019

Vulture count rises by 12 per cent in MP

Additional principal chief conservator of forest (wildlife) Alok Kumar said, “It is great news that the count has increased in most of the area, showing that vulture habitat is safe in Madhya Prade

16 January 2019

Raptor migration season in Sarangani opens

It’s the time of the year once more when raptors from neighboring countries, such as Taiwan and Japan, fly long distances and even cross open oceans to find the suitable environment and feeding are

01 October 2018

Global Dugong Genetics Project

The Global Dugong Genetics Project aims to examine the phylogeography of the dugong based on historical samples from throughout the dugong’s range. It will update conservation and management actions through mapping the distribution of discrete dugong populations; identifying historical and potential migratory routes; and highlighting small populations as a priority for conservation. The Project was a collaboration between James Cook University and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

16 July 2018

Dugong and Seagrass Research Toolkit

The Dugong and Seagrass Research Toolkit is an initiative by TOTAL, Total Abu Al Bukhoosh, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi and CMS Dugong MOU to provide an easily accessible online resource that incorporates decision-making for the selection of the most appropriate methodologies for studies of dugongs, seagrasses and the associated human communities.

16 July 2018