Wildlife
Asia Today: China wet markets panned, India extends lockdown
Apr 14, 2020

Asia Today: China wet markets panned, India extends lockdown

Australia’s prime minister is criticizing the World Health Organization's support for the reopening of markets where live animals are butchered in Wuhan, the Chinese city at the center of the coronavirus pandemic

Asia Today: China wet markets panned, India extends lockdown
Apr 14, 2020

Asia Today: China wet markets panned, India extends lockdown

Australia’s prime minister is criticizing the World Health Organization's support for the reopening of markets where live animals are butchered in Wuhan, the Chinese city at the center of the coronavirus pandemic

Aug 22, 2019

Indonesian walking 700 kilometers backward to save forests

An Indonesian man is walking more than 700 kilometers (430 miles) backward from his home in eastern Java to the country's capital to raise awareness about deforestation

Jul 18, 2019

UN finds organized crime expanding in Southeast Asia

A U.N. report says organized crime syndicates in Southeast Asia are flourishing in the illegal trafficking of drugs, wildlife, counterfeit goods and people

Jun 5, 2019

UN agencies urge stronger efforts to stop illegal fishing

Major United Nations agencies are urging key fishing nations to join efforts to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

Apr 15, 2019

China seizes 2,700 ivory tusks in massive smuggling case

China has seized more than 2,700 ivory tusks in what customs authorities are calling the country's biggest smuggling case in years

Apr 12, 2019

Filipinos plan more diggings where new human species found

Archaeologists who discovered fossils from a human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines plan more diggings and better protection of the caves where the remains were unearthed

Apr 11, 2019

2 busts in Singapore reveal 38,000 endangered pangolins lost

Singapore seizes record haul of more than 28 tons of pangolin scales belonging to 38,000 mammals, spurring calls for more protection by wildlife groups

Mar 25, 2019

Indonesia says arrested Russian smuggled orangutan, lizards

Indonesian police say they also found geckos and chameleons in the luggage of a Russian tourist who has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of Bali

Mar 25, 2019

Russian accused of trying to smuggling orangutan out of Bali

A drugged orangutan and live geckos and lizards were found inside luggage at an airport on Indonesia's resort island of Bali, and a Russian man is being investigated for possible links to wildlife trafficking

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