The Taiwanese government, via a new amendment to its Animal Protection Act, will implement hefty fines and jail time for those who will be caught doing the gruesome crime.
Suffering a population decline of 30 percent in the past 25 years, African leopards may qualify the "endangered status" under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday.
Incidents of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have increased across Europe and Asia.
With the goal of India to replace coal with cheaper solar power by 2020, the South Asian country has recently unveiled the world's largest solar power plant, making it the world's third largest solar power market next year.
Birds are once again facing another trial at the hands of bird flu. The H5N8 virus is now widespread across Europe and has been affecting wild bird and fowl everywhere. However, its evolution is a bad sign for a human version of the disease.
If you're planning to break the habit of smoking, a new report says that the World Health Organization is not keen on lending a helping hand.
India is taking the lead in creating a country powered by renewable energy by replacing expensive imported coal with affordable solar power in just four years' time. But how will they do it?
Baby lobsters will not survive if waters continue to warm, according to a recent study from the University of Maine Darling Marine Center and Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.
A new study suggests that super typhoons devastating Asian countries such as China, Japan, Korea and the Philippines have become stronger since the '70s due to climate change.
A report by the United Nations revealed that over 300 million people living in Asia, Africa, and Latin America are at risk in contracting water-borne diseases due to worsening water conditions. Many people in these countries still rely on drinking water sources that are contaminated by fecal matter.
A new study reveals that the cheap cloth masks, most commonly used in highly polluted areas in Asia and Southeast Asia, could not protect people from the harmful effects of air pollution.
A massive "trash tsunami" overwhelming Hong Kong's beaches has the residents are asking: where is all the garbage coming from? Mounds of waste clog HK's shores, with 85 tons of trash piling up in the first nine days of July alone.
Super Typhoon Nepartak is no anomaly. Rising oceanic temperatures are intensifying major currents, which will result in hotter and stormier weather over the next one hundred years.
Travelers should experience the food and festivity of Hari Raya in Malaysia. It is celebrated with open houses where families share food with all visitors, an act of spiritual generosity.
Get ready to get your wanderlust bug tickled. With heavenly white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, amazing underwater life and some of the best diving sites in the whole world, Asia is a wonder to behold and truly offers paradise on Earth. Become a beach bum and frolick barefoot on the beaches