Press Review

42 Documents in this Category: All Themes at location: Asia

Is Aru safe? Indonesia suspends plan to clear half the islands' forests
Mongabay.com -  A plan to clear half of Aru’s forest cover for sugar cane has been ... read more
[17 Apr 2014] 

Humans and leopards can co-exist: Wildlife biologist
Times of India -  Leopards, like many other wild species, adapt well to human-dominated eco-systems and prefer "easy foods" available there ra... read more
[17 Apr 2014] 

Photos: Forests, peatlands, plantations, and deforestation in Riau
Mongabay.com -  Indonesia's Riau Province on the island of Sumatra has experienced rapid deforestation since the early 1990's, with ... read more
[20 Mar 2014] 

Indonesian sugar company poised to destroy half of island paradise's forests
Mongabay.com -  An Indonesian plantation company may be preparing to destroy up to half of the natural forests on ... read more
[16 Mar 2014] 

Life on Mekong Faces Threats As Major Dams Begin to Rise
Yale Environment 360 -  With a massive dam under construction in Laos and other dams on the way, the Mekong River is facing a wave of hydroelectric projects that could profou... read more
[20 Feb 2014] 

In Imperiled Forests of Borneo, A Rich Tropical Eden Endures
Yale Environment 360 -  In Borneo's Danum Valley — one of the last, untouched forest reserves in a region ravaged by logging and oil palm cultivation — a team of internationa... read more
[29 Dec 2013] 

Many reasons for Ganga's plight: Experts
Times of India -  The pollution of Ganga is a complex issue that needs a multi-pronged approach to address. Along with the failure of Ganga Action Plan (GAP), other fac... read more
[08 Dec 2013] 

Viewpoint: Why Burma's forests must be preserved
BBC -  For the first time in more than 50 years, a team of wildlife film-makers has been permitted to venture deep into Burma's barely penetrable jungles. Th... read more
[03 Dec 2013] 

With forest staff on poll duty, villagers attack tigers
Times of India -  The turf war between man and beast has come to the fore in the heat of the Madhya Pradesh elections... read more
[25 Nov 2013] 

Concerted effort for conservation of rainforests urged
Times of India -  Concerted efforts are the need of the hour to conserve the rich contiguous rainforest patch of Dihing-Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary and its adjoining Uppe... read more
[21 Nov 2013] 

Conservationists urge govt to prohibit water projects in Western Ghats
Times of India -  Though conservationists welcomed the directions issued by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) prohibiting mining and all Red category Indus... read more
[20 Nov 2013] 

China’s Great Dam Boom: A Major Assault on Its Rivers
Yale Environment 360 -  China is engaged in a push to build hydroelectric dams on a scale unprecedented in human history. While being touted for producing lower-emission elec... read more
[06 Nov 2013] 

Cheetahs' Iranian revival cheers conservationists
Guardian (London) -  Wildlife experts hail success of UN-backed initiative to protect Asiatic cheetahs from extinction despite sanctions... read more
[24 Oct 2013] 

Yamuna's plight highlighted on World Rivers Day
Times of India -  Green activists on Sunday walked along the Yamuna to the Taj Corridor to highlight the plight of the river burdened by human waste and industrial poll... read more
[30 Sep 2013] 

For World's Oddest-Looking Antelope, Signs of a Comeback
National Geographic -  Thanks to conservation, the saiga antelope returns to Kazakhstan's steppes... read more
[23 Sep 2013] 

Indonesia Ignores Indigenous Protest, Encourages Plantation Project Expansion
Borneo Project -  Indigenous communities in Indonesian Papua are facing malnutrition and poverty after being displaced by state-sanctioned industrial plantations under ... read more
[20 Sep 2013] 

More than 20 tigers poached, says arrested trader Sarju
Times of India -  In a stunning revelation, tiger skin trader Sarju Bagdi alias Suraj Bhan (28) told TOI on Thursday that four gangs of poachers and traders were simult... read more
[16 Sep 2013] 

Overgrazing Turning Parts of Mongolian Steppe Into Desert
Science Daily -  Overgrazing by millions of sheep and goats is the primary cause of degraded land in the Mongolian Steppe, one of the largest remaining grassland ecosy... read more
[06 Sep 2013] 

Agribusiness project leaves indigenous communities in Indonesian New Guinea hungry and in poverty, r
Mongabay.com -  Land grabs and environmental destruction linked to an agricultural megaproject in Indonesia’s Papua province are devastating indigenous communities an... read more
[04 Sep 2013] 

 
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