The New York Times The coronavirus epidemic prompted China to permanently ban trade of wild animals as food, but not for medicinal use. China this week announced a permanent ban on wildlife trade and consumption that international conservationists greeted as a major step, but one with troublesome loopholes for trade in wild animals for medicinal […]
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 […]
The New York Times reports An all-white, albino panda has appeared in a natural reserve in China, the first of its kind to be documented, an expert said this week. Read story and see photo at White Panda Is Spotted in China for the First Time – The New York Times
One of of 37 spotted seal pups rescued from traffickers splashes into the water after being released back into the wild by officials in the north-eastern Liaoning province.