India and China must coordinate to save tigers, say experts
India and China must share intelligence and strengthen their enforcement agencies to crack down on organised criminal gangs that illegally trade tiger skins and parts, wildlife experts said on Wednesday.
Estonia impounds toxic ship for waste dumping
Estonian police on Wednesday impounded a tanker which discharged toxic waste in Africa that has killed at least eight people, on suspicions it was flushing similar waste into the Baltic sea.
Saving China’s natural forests (part two)
Natural forests are needed to avert disasters such as flooding. But they are being covertly destroyed and replaced with new stock, writes Feng Yongfeng in the second of two reports from Fujian province.
Earth may be at warmest point in one million years
Earth may be close to the warmest it has been in the last million years, especially in the part of the Pacific Ocean where potentially violent El Nino weather patterns are born, climate scientists reported on Monday.
Scientists issue strongest coral warning
Scientists have issued their strongest warning so far this year that unusually warm Caribbean Sea temperatures threaten coral reefs that suffered widespread damage last year in record-setting heat.
EU urged to limit tuna fishing as sushi demand threatens stocks
Rising demand for sushi is helping to drive tuna stocks to the edge of collapse and could lead to the seasonal closure of fishing grounds, reported the Independent on Monday.
China to release rare tigers to shrinking forests
China will train 620 endangered Siberian tigers to survive in the wild as part of a controversial effort to return them to the country's shrinking northeast forests, state media reported on Monday.