Indonesia ‘Death Zoo’: President Widodo Petitioned to Save Starving Sun Bears at Bandung Zoo

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A petition imploring Indonesia President Joko Widodo and Minister of Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya Bakar, to shut down the Bandung Zoo on Change.com has so far garnered more than 704,900 signatures. The petition was started after video of what appear to be emaciated Sun Bears (also known as honey bears) was posted on social media sites, including that of People […]

(Not so) Happy Ending For Thailand Tiger Who Wandered Close to Villages (Updated)

(Not so) Happy Ending For Thailand Tiger Who Wandered Close to Villages (Updated)

More often than not these days when wild animals stray into the path of humans it is the animal that ends up worse off. Some good news out of Thailand today where video showing the successful capture of an injured adult male Thailand tiger who had wandered close to farming communities. According to local media […]

Don Sahong Dam Dooms Irrawaddy Dolphins, Fledgling Cambodia Eco-tourism Industry

One of the world’s great rivers, the Mekong winds its way through the steaming jungles and historic heartlands of Southeast Asia, boasting an ecosystem whose natural wealth is rivalled only by the almighty Amazon. Perhaps the most famous resident of this mighty waterway is the Mekong River or Irrawaddy dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris), one of the […]