Pakistan

Pakistan to free elephant Kaavan after campaign by US singer Cher

US music icon expresses delight as court orders transfer of Asian elephant to a suitable sanctuary from Islamabad Zoo.

Pakistan to free elephant Kaavan after campaign by US singer Cher

Environment

Five wildlife films to watch during lockdown

The executive producer of Al Jazeera's award-winning environmental solutions series, earthrise, shares her top picks.

Five wildlife films to watch during lockdown

Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Killing of rare river dolphins sparks poaching fears

Between 1,200-1,800 Ganges river dolphin found in river systems of Nepal, Bangladesh and India.

Bangladesh: Killing of rare river dolphins sparks poaching fears

Australia

Captive audience: Locked down Australians tune into zoo life

Zoos and wildlife parks are trying to keep animals occupied and people engaged as lockdown keeps visitors away.

Captive audience: Locked down Australians tune into zoo life

Australia

How do koalas drink? Scientists find it's not what we think

People have long been puzzled about how koalas get enough water and it turns out they lick tree trunks after it rains.

How do koalas drink? Scientists find it's not what we think

Australia

Australia calls on G20 for end to 'wet' markets selling wildlife

Coronavirus is thought to have originated at a 'wet' market in Wuhan that was also selling illegal wildlife.

Australia calls on G20 for end to 'wet' markets selling wildlife

People & Power

Alaska: At the Edge of the Earth

Why are some Indigenous peoples trying to stop a Trump administration plan to allow oil drilling in northern Alaska?

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Outbreak puts wildlife markets in the spotlight

A month after WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic, Al Jazeera visits ‘wet’ markets, whose trade is blamed for the outbreak.

Coronavirus pandemic

Tiger at US zoo tests positive for COVID-19

Malayan tiger 'Nadia' believed to be infected by a zoo employee in the first known animal case of COVID-19 in the US.

Coronavirus: Bronx Zoo tiger tests positive for COVID-19

AJ IMPACT

Illegal wildlife trade goes online as China shuts down markets

Online shift increases pressure on China’s tech giants over trade thrust into spotlight by coronavirus outbreak.

Illegal wildlife trade goes online as China shuts down markets

Oman

In Oman, a caught shark feeds a global appetite

Reporter Sebastian Castelier went to the remote village of Kumzar to understand its role in a destructive food system.

Tracking the global fin trade: Shark fishing in Oman