Geographical Location: Asia

November 23, 2015

Wild Cam: What’s Killing India’s Tigers?

Surveillance and old-fashioned detective work are helping researchers track down suspects responsible for tiger losses in an Indian wildlife reserve. “Tiger mortality isn’t totally related to natural events,” said Paul...

November 4, 2015

Eavesdropping on Tiger Roars Can Improve Conservation

Researchers have long been able to recognize a tiger by its stripes, but new techniques in sound recording may mean the stripes are no longer necessary — it could be...

Rubber plantations
April 29, 2015

Hungry Tire Industry Treads On Southeast Asian Species

The expansion of rubber tree plantations to feed the tire industry could have “catastrophic” impacts on biodiversity in protected parts of Southeast Asia. While rubber plantations have long had a...

April 22, 2015

Nuclear Radiation Impacts Fukushima Birds

Some birds in highly radioactive areas of Fukushima in eastern Japan have dropped significantly in numbers over the four years since the nuclear disaster occurred. In 2011, radioactive material began...