Wildlife

Thai jungle seen as breeding ground for Indochinese tigers

Mar 28, 2017

Conservationists say they have evidence that the critically endangered Indochinese tiger is breeding in a Thai jungle, giving hope for the survival of an animal whose total population may be less than 300

Indonesia summons British envoy over coral damaged by ship

Mar 17, 2017

Indonesia's government has summoned the British ambassador to discuss compensation for the destruction of coral reefs by a cruise ship chartered by a British tour company in a tourist area known for outstanding marine biodiversity

China poachers caught after posting haul on social media

Mar 17, 2017

Chinese poachers have been caught after they posted pictures of themselves with their haul of illegally killed pheasants on social media

Malaysia raises alert as bird flu virus hits more birds

Mar 16, 2017

Malaysian authorities have raised an alert for northeastern Kelantan state after the virulent H5N1 bird flu virus was found to have spread to poultry in more villages

Indonesia says British cruise ship must pay for coral damage

Mar 15, 2017

Indonesia's government says a British-owned cruise ship must pay compensation for the destruction of coral reefs in a popular tourist area known for its extensive marine biodiversity

Rescued orangutans airlifted to freedom in Borneo

Mar 15, 2017

Conservation groups in Indonesia have returned 17 critically endangered orangutans to their natural forest habitat in the past month, airlifting some by helicopter to a remote area of Borneo where they hope the rehabilitated great apes will be safe

Indonesia to take action against coral damage by cruise ship

Mar 14, 2017

The Indonesian government says it will take strong action in response to the destruction of coral reefs by a cruise ship at a popular tourist destination known for its marine biodiversity

Thai customs seizes 21 rhino horns worth $5 million

Mar 14, 2017

Thai authorities say they have seized 21 unusually large rhinoceros horns worth almost $5 million that were smuggled from Ethiopia

Thailand seizes 422 pieces of smuggled elephant tusks

Mar 7, 2017

Thai authorities have seized 422 pieces of elephant tusks and arrested a Gambian man suspected of smuggling the ivory

US-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving DC zoo

Feb 23, 2017

An American-born panda on Thursday started settling into her new home in southwest China where she will eventually join a panda breeding program

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