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(Reuters) - Former England coach Clive Woodward is backing Agustin Pichot's bid for the top job at World Rugby, saying the Argentine can help steer the sport out of its current financial straits.
KUCHING: Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) is on the alert for illegal wildlife threats, particularly poaching of sun bears, following reports that China is promoting bear bile as treatment for Covid-19.
NAIROBI/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The orphaned baby elephants ambled in for their morning feed at Kenya's Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (SWT), but the hundreds of visitors who would normally be waiting to watch them were absent. So were their dollars.
More than half the world may be on lockdown, but more people than ever are going on safari.
JOHOR BARU: It does not come as a surprise when one hears of wildlife getting killed because of human encroachment into their jungle habitat through unplanned development as well as poaching.
JAKARTA: Poaching and habitat loss have decimated Indonesia's orangutan population, but now the Covid-19 (coronavirus) has emerged as another potential deadly threat to the critically endangered species. While there have been no confirmed cases of transmission from humans to the fuzzy-haired apes, they share 97% of our DNA.
PETALING JAYA: Researchers in China studying the origin of the coronavirus that caused Covid-19 have targeted pangolins from South-East Asia, including Malaysia.
Scientists have been saying for years that deforestation will unleash infectious diseases onto human populations.
Four Malaysian women activists share their stories of how and why they're passionate about protecting the environment.