Articles Tagged with “china”

9 Articles found tagged with “china”.

  • The Leopard’s Lost Range

    The leopard has lost as much as 75% of its historic range. They once occupied a vast range of approximately 35 million square kilometres throughout Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

    By Alex Taylor on 19th May 2016
  • Umbrella Effect of Pandas

    Chinese measures to protect this conservation icon have also benefited a number of other threatened species, including birds, mammals and amphibians.

    By Alex Taylor on 1st October 2015
  • Wanted – Dead or Alive

    The leading country in the online trade is China, where 18,590 animal products were found on sale, nearly 78% of which were ivory products.

    By Alex Taylor on 5th December 2014
  • Panda Habitat Saved from Horse Threat

    Michigan State University (MSU) have recently discovered that livestock, horses in particular, are a significant threat to pandas.

    By Alex Taylor on 12th March 2014
  • World’s Largest Owl Indicator of Habitat Health

    This species is restricted to riparian areas in Russia, China, Japan and possibly North Korea, and it now has been revealed that they are a key indicator of the health of the primary forests in which they live.

    By Alex Taylor on 11th September 2013
  • Return of the Yak

    Conservationists believe that this is down to efforts by Chinese park officials and provincial governments. The Qinghai provincial government, for example, recently launched several conservation-related policies and region-wide projects that aim to build a foundation for wildlife conservation.

    By Alex Taylor on 5th June 2013
  • Shark Finning Loophole Finally Closed

    As the wealth of nations such as China and Taiwan has increased, so has the demand for shark fins, resulting in a rise in the number of threatened species of sharks from 15 in 1996 to more than 180 in 2010.

    By Alex Taylor on 12th December 2012
  • Bamboo Famine Threatens Pandas

    The reason why bamboo will be so seriously affected by climate change is the plant’s unusual reproductive cycle.

    By Alex Taylor on 21st November 2012