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World 21 Aug 2020 | 12:12 AM

13 jailed over poaching in Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- A Tanzanian court on Thursday sentenced 13 people after they were convicted of poaching in the country.

World 20 Aug 2020 | 2:09 PM

Orangutan found on palm oil plantation returned to the wild

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A Bornean orangutan found on an Indonesian palm plantation has been rescued and returned to the forest, a conservation group said on Wednesday, the latest example of how habitat loss is piling pressure on the critically endangered animal in the wild.

Nation 20 Aug 2020 | 7:00 AM

Perhilitan looking at whipping as penalty for poaching

SEPANG: The authorities are studying the possibility of including whipping as one of the penalties in future amendments to an anti-poaching law.

World 14 Aug 2020 | 2:00 AM

Kenya reimagining wildlife conservation strategies as threats mutate

NAIROBI, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Kenya has embarked on retooling of national conservation programs for iconic wildlife species amid evolving threats to their survival linked to pathogens, invasive species, shrinking habitat and climatic shocks.

World 12 Aug 2020 | 12:19 PM

U.S. court blocks Trump administration's relaxation of migratory bird safeguards

(Reuters) - A federal judge in New York on Tuesday sided with environmental groups in striking down a Trump administration decision to roll back U.S. government protections for migratory birds that made it illegal for nearly 50 years to inadvertently kill them.