Snowy plover chick hatches on Oregon beach

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Western snowy plover chick that hatched on an Oregon beach this spring is the first of its species to emerge successfully in that area in more than 50 years and provides hope t...

Exposition illégale des espèces protégés dans les vitrines à Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Un magasin qui vend des plantes médicinales chinoises a été puni selon la loi sur la  Conservation de la Faune par une amende de NT$10,000 (environ&eur...

With populations thriving, are bobcats the next urban pest?

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — As someone who has studied bobcats for almost four decades, wildlife ecologist John Litvaitis remembers many times returning from the field without spotting a single one of these ...

Oil company watches over pregnant polar bear under bridge

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A pregnant polar bear seeking to dig her maternity den chose an unlikely spot: a snow drift along a bridge leading to an artificial production island off the north coast of Al...

Oil company watches over pregnant polar bear under bridge

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A pregnant polar bear seeking to dig her maternity den chose an unlikely spot: a snow drift along a bridge leading to an artificial production island off the north coast of Al...

Albino orangutan named 'Alba' after worldwide appeal

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A conservation group says a rare albino orangutan rescued in Indonesia has been named "Alba" after thousands of suggestions were sent from around the world. ...

Star-crossed salmon survive spillway's erosion but suffocate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A quarter-million hatchery salmon survived the near-collapse of a California dam's spillway this winter, only to suffocate after a pump failed this week, officials said Thurs...

Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei holds annual charity event “I love Taiwan Black Bear”

Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei will support the Taiwan Black Bear Conservation Association (TBBAC) with a series of exclusive charity activities and a media event on May 10.  ...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: SKOREA-MOON-TRANSFORMING TIES — Will Washington be horrified? Beijing relieved? Tokyo frustrated? New South Korean President Moon Jae-in is likely to significantly change Seoul...

Name sought for rare albino orangutan rescued in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A conservation group is asking the public to name a rare albino orangutan that was rescued from villagers on Borneo island last month, hoping it will become a symbol of effor...

Midwest wolves may find themselves in the crosshairs again

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan could find themselves in the crosshairs of hunters as soon as this fall. A ruling is expected soon from the same a...

Over 2,900 species: A look at Florida's Indian River Lagoon

ON THE INDIAN RIVER LAGOON, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Indian River Lagoon, which is actually three lagoons stretching 156 miles along the state's Atlantic Coast, is the nation's biggest barrier island com...

Trump tower fated not to rise in Indonesian isle of the gods

TANAH LOT, Indonesia (AP) — Thousands of people flock daily to the centuries-old, sacred Hindu temple at Tanah Lot, a rock formation that juts into the Indian Ocean. An island at high tide and flanked...

Trump tower fated not to rise in Indonesian isle of the gods

TANAH LOT, Indonesia (AP) — Thousands of people flock daily to the centuries-old, sacred Hindu temple at Tanah Lot, a rock formation that juts into the Indian Ocean. An island at high tide and flanked...

Wyoming wolf hunts to start again after US court decision

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming will hold a wolf hunt for the first time in four years this fall now that a federal court has lifted endangered species protection for wolves in the state, the Wyoming Ga...