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Tokyo (dpa) - A Japanese fleet is to set sail for the Antarctic for "research whaling," the government said Monday, in defiance of an...

A South African court on Thursday legalized the domestic rhino-horn trade, saying a six-year ban imposed by the government appeared to have worsened poaching...

One of Vietnam's first pet cafes has fallen victim to an apparent poisoning attack that killed all but one of its canine companions, the...

A small village that bills itself as having the world's largest number of domesticated elephants is determined to keep its traditions alive. - Praethong,...

A rare Sumatran elephant has been found dead in Indonesia's Aceh province after apparently eating fertilizer, an official said.The body of the 6-year-old male...

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - A Malaysian court has fined a man 50,000 ringgit (11,600 dollars) for possession of highly endangered Sunda clouded leopard, a...

Police in Indonesia's North Sumatra province on Wednesday seized 91 pangolins set to be smuggled to Malaysia, a report said. Police stopped a boat...

A tiger reserve and tribal village are threatened by a plan to dam and divert an Indian river as part of a mammoth hydro-engineering...

Wellington (dpa) - A pod of 29 pilot whales have died after stranding on a remote Stewart Island beach in New Zealand, the Department...

Activists with the animal protection organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) dressed as zombies Thursday for a protest in Berlin to...

Wealthy foreigners flock to South Africa to hunt some of the continent's most emblematic animals. The practice has animal rights campaigners up in arms,...

Dozens of crocodiles escaped from a farm in central Thailand this month, highlighting lax oversight of the world's largest crocodile-farming industry, and frightening some...

Biologists at Odense Zoo in Denmark on Thursday dissected a lion in front of hundreds of visitors, as the zoo announced on Facebook.Children and...

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - Malaysia's state of Penang on Friday stopped culling stray dogs after no new rabies cases were detected, ending the programme...

California's iconic wilderness inspired the United States' national park movement in the 19th century, paving the way for the protection of hundreds of nature...

Sharks help to reduce global warming by eating sea turtles and other creatures that consume carbon-rich sea grasses, an Australian scientist said Tuesday.Marine ecologist...

Australian park rangers have resumed killing koalas in overcrowded forests south-west of Melbourne, in an effort to sustain the wild population.Six out of 48...

Forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island have spread to a national park which is home to rare species including the Sumatran tiger, an official...

Myanmar's working elephants are under threat from new restrictions on the logging that provided their trade. Many are being sold off into an uncertain...

From the mean streets in cities across Thailand, many street dogs have found caring owners in loving homes through international adoptions.Among the non-stop crowds...

California authorities recovered the bodies of four more people killed in wildfires raging in the central part of the state, bringing the death toll...

Outrage is growing in South Africa over the hunting of half-tame lions that activists say are "bred for the bullet" of foreigners paying tens...

A volcano in Indonesia's North Sumatra province erupted Tuesday, sending hot gas and ash three kilometres into the sky, an official said. Mount Sinabung...

Wildfires burning in Northern California spread at the weekend, propelled by strong winds and forcing the evacuations of thousands of people.A blaze dubbed the...

A wildfire raging in central California surged Friday toward a grove of ancient giant sequoia trees, the US National Parks Service said.The so-called Rough...

A journalist was trampled to death after a herd of wild elephants invaded a village in north-central Sri Lanka, police said Tuesday.Videographer Priyantha Ratnayaka...

Surfer Justin Daniels was trying to catch his first wave of the day and had just paddled over a wave when something big and...