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China Temporarily Bans Wildlife Trade to Contain Coronavirus Outbreak

Written by: Rhett Butler Conservationists are welcoming news that the Chinese Government has temporarily banned the sale of...

Buy One, Get Fifteen: New Campaign Shines Light on Strict Penalties for Wildlife Crime...

Written by: Kimberly White WildAid and CHANGE are raising awareness of strict penalties for wildlife gifts in Vietnam with...

China Announces Plan to Phase Out Single-Use Plastics

Written by: Kimberly White  China has announced a new plan to tackle plastic pollution. On January 19th, the National...

Critically Endangered Crocodile Confirmed Nesting in Nepal After 37 Years

Written by: Shreya Dasgupta There may be a glimmer of hope for the critically endangered gharial, a unique crocodile...

Afghanistan Increases Use of Renewable Energy Sources

Courtesy of Wadsam Afghanistan’s renewable energy resource potential is estimated at over 300,000 megawatts,...

Sumatra survey looks to identify at-risk rhinos for captive breeding

Written by: Junaidi Hanafiah Translated by: Aria Danaparamita As Indonesia prepares to launch a new captive-breeding...

Microplastic waste fouls up beaches on Sri Lanka’s southern tourism coast

Written by: Dilrukshi Handunnetti Sri Lanka’s southern coastline is dotted with popular resorts and beaches, but this once pristine...

ADB Lends $4mn For A Solar Project in Kandahar

Courtesy of Wadsam The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has issued a $4 million loan...

New Campaign Calls on Japan to End Ivory Trade

Written by: Kimberly White WildAid Japan and Tears of the African Elephant (TAE) are calling on Japan to end...

Thailand: Advancing Partnerships for Sustainability

Written by: Kimberly White In November 2018,  H.E. Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, the ASEAN 2018 Chairman and Prime...

Japan and UN Environment Join Together in Battle Against Marine Litter

Written by: Kimberly White Earlier this month, the Government of Japan and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), announced...

Private Sector Involvement In Afghan Energy Production

Courtesy of Wadsam The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Energy Sector Improvement Program (ESIP) conducted a workshop at Serena Hotel in Kabul...

Indonesia Deforestation Decline Prompts Payments from Norway

Written by: Kimberly White In 2010, Norway and Indonesia joined together for a climate and forest partnership...

Aquatic Pollution and Watershed Management in Galliyat

Written by: Ahmed Raza, WWF-Pakistan Nature has blessed Pakistan with adequate surface and groundwater resources. However, rapid population...

Afghan Women Meet To Advocate For Women in Peace Process

Courtesy of Wadsam More than 75 women members of Provincial Peace Councils (PPCs) met in Kabul on Wednesday to plot a...

Bali Bans Single-Use Plastics

Written by: Kimberly White On December 24, 2018, Bali Governor Wayan Koster announced that the Indonesian province of Bali is officially banning...

Ministry of Environment Announces Korean Sustainable Development Goals

Written by: Kimberly White On December 24, 2018, Minister Cho Myung-Rae announced the confirmation of the Korean Sustainable Development Goals (K-SDGs).

Nepal Set to Double National Tiger Population

Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Nepal announced that the country’s wild tiger population has nearly doubled since 2009.