60 Year Old Elephant Sita Dies; Wildlife SOS Mourns Death of Family Member

  60-year-old Elephant 'Sita' from Tamil Nadu suffered chronic foot problems and senility and a team of five veterinarians at the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation...

Nepal Tests Fencing Approach to Protect Farms and Elephants

  When an Elephant Comes Knocking: A new approach to selective elephant fencing is being tested in Nepal. “We are not angry with the elephant and...

South India’s Scorching Drought Forces Farmers Into Debt Bondage

  One of the worst droughts in decades across south India is forcing tens of thousands of farmers and laborers to take out loans to...

New Genus Created for Arboreal Toads in Indonesia

  The genus was created to fit two new species researchers described in the Southeast Asian country. A group of researchers in Indonesia has created a...

Great Apes in Asian Circus-Style Shows on Rise — So is Trafficking

  Chinese and Thai animal attractions increasingly force young chimpanzees and orangutans — many illegally wild-caught — to perform for visitors. fter 146 years of operation,...

One-Horned Rhino Killed By Poachers in Nepal

  An investigation is underway after Chitwan Park’s first rhino poaching incident in nearly three years. Investigations are underway to locate the poachers responsible for killing...

Singapore Lauds Indonesia’s Efforts in Handling Forest Fires

  Countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are contributing to achieving a smoke-free zone by 2020, and Indonesia has taken countermeasures to...

Indonesia: Calls for firing forestry minister Siti Norbaiti increase

  Environment and Forestry Minister, Siti Nurbaya Bakar deemed she does perform well in dealing with  European Union countries which plan to boycott Indonesian forestry...

Rare Malaysian Rhino Still Sick, But Showing Signs of Improvement

  Officials are now cautiously optimistic about the health of Puntung, one of Malaysia’s three surviving Sumatran rhinos. “After a week of grave concern, we have...

Star Energy Closes Deal for Chevron’s Salak, Darajat Geothermal Plants

  A consortium led by Star Energy, a utility subsidiary of Indonesia's largest petrochemical group Barito Pacific, has completed $2.3 billion acquisition of two geothermal...
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