BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities have destroyed more than 2 tons of seized and smuggled ivory in the latest move by the government to avoid possible economic sanctions over a perceived failure to tackle the illicit trade.
Australia’s opposition block has come up with a defiant act against Tony Abbott’s government on the Renewable Energy Target (RET) by committing to an ambitious target of 50 percent by 2030. In Victoria alone, a solar and wind farms revolution will soon get underway. By 2020, RET will be no less than 20 percent.
In a world where tigers have lost 93 percent of their natural habitat in the last 100 years and the illegal trade in tiger parts has skyrocketed, India has recently been a relative bright light in terms of conservation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study shows that air pollution is killing about 4,000 people in China a day, accounting for 1 in 6 premature deaths in the world’s most populous country.
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia police have arrested four suspected poachers of a Sumatran tiger, an endangered species.
Hong Kong student protest leader Joshua Wong faces new charges
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