Australia

Man dies in 3rd shark attack in Australian harbour

The attack occurred when the 33-year-old was swimming in Whitsundays' Cid harbour on the Great Barrier Reef.

Man dies in 3rd shark attack off Australia's Whitsundays Islands

India

Indian villagers crush tiger to death with tractor

Tigress run over with tractor in revenge for man's death two days after another tigress was shot by forest officials.

India: Villagers crush man-eating tiger to death with tractor

Asia

China defends move to ease rhino, tiger parts ban

Beijing's decision prompts outcry from global conservation groups amid fears over endangered species future in the wild.

China defends move to ease tiger bones, rhino horns 25-year ban

Australia

Kangaroo attack in Australia nearly turns deadly

Couple attacked by young kangaroo as son saves their lives by hitting the animal with a piece of wood.

Kangaroo attack in Australia nearly turns deadly

Wild Animals

India's endangered lions falling sick and dying

The spike in deaths has alarmed authorities at the country's only home for Asiatic lions.

Concern as endangered lions get sick and die in India

Nepal

Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan

Nepal's efforts to increase its tigers are part of a 13-country plan to double the number of tigers worldwide.

Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan

101 East

China: Caging the Ocean's Wild

We investigate the devastating cost of China's expanding ocean theme parks on the world's largest marine mammals.

China: Caging the Ocean's Wild

Environment

IWC sinks Japan's bid to overturn whale hunting ban

Global body rejects pro-whaling countries bid to have decades-old ban on commercial hunting overturned at Brazil summit.

IWC rejects Japan's proposal to lift commercial whale hunting ban

Botswana

Scores of elephants killed near Botswana sanctuary

Botswana's anti-poaching unit underwent budget cuts in May, leading to an increase in poaching since then.

Botswana: 87 elephants killed near wildlife sanctuary

Environment

Fighting poachers in central Africa's secret Eden

Sustained slaughter of elephants has now left fewer than 3,000 in the region.

Fighting poachers in central Africa's secret Eden

Environment

World's largest king penguin colony declines by almost 90 percent

Satellite images and photos taken from helicopters show the population Ile aux Cochons has collapsed by 88 percent.

World's largest king penguin colony declines by almost 90 percent