The Chinese pangolin, a jungle cat (Felis chaus), the Tibetan red deer, and the Mongolian gazelle all would get greater protection, according to proposed changes to wildlife protection groups the State Forestry and Grassland Administration proposed Aug. 7. The critically endangered spoon-billed sandpiper also would get protections… A report by Bloombert: https://news.bloombergenvironment.com/environment-and-energy/china-floats-first-species-protections-update-in-30-years
The scenery of China is indeed magnificent, however, we couldn’t neglect the astonishing wildlife there as well. Our trip starts in Lanzhou, then we went across the whole Gansu province to many cities such as Dunhuang, Zhangye. After that, we visited Qinghai lake and finally ended the trip in Xining. Further information about the attractions […]
Back in June, in partnership with the Wildlife Science and Conservation Center in Mongolia and BTO and kindly supported by the Oriental Bird Club and Dick Newell, ‘Team Cuckoo’ visited Khurkh ringing station to catch and fit tags to five cuckoos as part of the Mongolian Cuckoo Project. Incredibly, the first cuckoo to be caught […]
2019 was another excellent year of birding in China’s capital city. As of the end of the year, although there is uncertainty about some historical records, it is now likely that more than 500 species have been recorded in the Municipality, cementing Beijing as one of the best major capital cities in the world for […]
Fall armyworm (FAW) has continued to spread across China since early January, with the pest being identified in over 600,000 hectares of farmland across 18 provinces. Now, the government and farmers are looking for solutions to tackling this invasive species. Fall armyworm in an incredibly destructive pest species native to the tropics and sub-tropics of […]
THIS is what the World should be concerned about … the big picture! In Beijing President Xi stood on the Tiananmen Rostrum where Chairman Mao Zedong proclaimed the People’s Republic of China on October 1 1949 and extolled the ‘Chinese Dream’ of national rejuvenation … ‘There is no force that can shake the foundation of […]
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Although giant pandas spend most of the day eating and sleeping, they love to climb and play. Here a year-old cub explores the treetops in an enclosure at the Wolong center of the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, where captive-bred pandas are trained to live in the wild. If the animal […]