Endangered Species

ASEAN’s shrinking biodiversity

As the world celebrates Earth Day today, the theme for this year – protecting threatened and endangered species – remains as important as ever.

The world’s largest environmental movement, the annual Earth Day works with more than 75,000 partners in nearly 192 countries to educate the public about environmental issues.

22 April 2019

Saving Vietnam’s bile farming bears

Five moon bears were rescued in August from a bile farm near the city of My Tho, located 70 kilometres from Ho Chi Minh City in South Vietnam. The bears, likely captured from the wild, were rescued by the Animals Asia Foundation.

3 September 2018

Death by plastic waste

Humanity’s enduring love affair with plastic, a love more pronounced in the Southeast Asian region, has claimed another victim.

12 August 2018