Bahraini authorities have pledged a crackdown on the illegal import of endangered animals such as white tigers, African cheetahs and lion cubs, a report said.
They promised to shut down pet stores, zoos and farms that trade in exo
Hundreds of exotic birds, including some critically endangered, will go on display for the first time in Bahrain next month at a new sanctuary, a report said.
A blizzard of colour can be seen at Al Aziza Birds Kingdom at Amwaj Isl
An international conference voted on Monday to ban trade in some shark species whose populations have fallen to crisis levels due in part to demand from China, the world's biggest consumer of shark fins for use in soup.
Dubai Customs today opened its second awareness campaign this year at the Deira City Centre which is aimed at protecting endangered animals.
This follows the success of its first campaign held last May at Mirdif City Center, a statement fr
Bahrain is all set to join the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites), it has been declared.
All legal, operational and logistical issues have been completed and a resolution will be passed soon by the Cabinet, sai
Bahrain, where biodiversity is under threat, needs a wake-up call to do more to safeguard the environment, experts have said.
At the decision-making level, Bahrain has ratified various environmental protocols, including the Convention on B
Industrial waste being dumped into the sea and marine construction are two major threats to species native to Bahrain, according to the Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-3) report.
It states a variety of animal and plant species that used t
Experts are calling for a 'Noah's Ark' mission to protect the region from an ecological disaster.
Natural habitats in the Arabian Peninsula are already showing 'signs of irreversible collapse', with more than a thousand
Trade measures are the most direct way to ensure that incentives to catch sharks do not lead to their extinction, said Oceana, the world’s largest conservation organisation focused solely on marine issues.
Up to 10 million kg of shark fins