Wildlife

Forests group halts plan to endorse Indonesian paper giant

Aug 16, 2018

Forests group halts plan to restore endorsement for Indonesian paper giant

Correction: US-China Tariffs-The Latest story

Jul 13, 2018

Correction: US-China Tariffs-The Latest story

Panda takes excursion into town in southwestern China

Jun 1, 2018

A highly social giant panda out for a stroll has surprised and delighted residents of a town in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan

Forests watchdog sends ultimatum to Indonesian paper giant

May 30, 2018

The main global group for certifying sustainable wood has sent a come clean ultimatum to the one of the world's largest paper companies and its Indonesian owners following evidence it continues to cut down tropical forests

Greenpeace: Paper giant cut forests during conservation pact

May 16, 2018

Greenpeace has ended a five-year truce with one of the world's largest pulp and paper companies, accusing it of cutting down tropical forests in Indonesia during the entire time the two were cooperating on conservation

Alleged wildlife smuggling kingpin jailed in Thailand

May 11, 2018

An anti-trafficking group says a court in Thailand has sentenced a Thai man believed to be a kingpin in the illicit wildlife trade to 2 ½ years in prison for smuggling rhinoceros horns

Scientists say Chinese-backed dam risks orangutan habitat

May 4, 2018

Scientists are calling for cancellation of a Chinese-backed hydro dam in Indonesia which threatens the habitat of a newly discovered orangutan species numbering only 800 animals

Singapore euthanizes 27-year-old polar bear born in tropics

Apr 25, 2018

Inuka, the world's first polar bear born in the tropics, has been euthanized by the Singapore Zoo

Asian elephants said at risk from Chinese demand for skin

Apr 24, 2018

A report by a British-based conservation group says rising Chinese demand for products made from elephant skin is driving poaching and posing a threat to Asia's wild herds even greater than the ivory trade

Thai beach from DiCaprio movie gets breather from tourists

Mar 29, 2018

The daily hordes of tourists have exhausted the Thai beach made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie.

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