Two generations of forest guardians

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Two generations of forest guardians” – below is their description. Yunlong County, located in the west of Yunnan Province, is the southernmost habitat for China’s first-class protected animal, the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey. It is also home to China’s first-class protected plant, Taxus Chinensis. The abundance of wildlife and wild … Read more Two generations of forest guardians

Rare pink dolphin makes comeback as Covid-19 quiets Hong Kong waters

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Rare pink dolphin makes comeback as Covid-19 quiets Hong Kong waters” – below is their description. Border restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic have apparently paved the way for a comeback of a rare creature in Hong Kong waters, the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin, also known as Chinese … Read more Rare pink dolphin makes comeback as Covid-19 quiets Hong Kong waters

More snow leopards spotted as habitat’s ecology improves in NW China

CGTN published this video item, entitled “More snow leopards spotted as habitat’s ecology improves in NW China” – below is their description. The population of snow #leopards, a rare animal listed as vulnerable on the list of International Union for Conservation of #Nature, has registered marked increase thanks to efforts to improve ecological environment in … Read more More snow leopards spotted as habitat’s ecology improves in NW China

“Like a Loch Ness monster”: Humpback whales spotted in crocodile-infested Australian river

Global News published this video item, entitled “”Like a Loch Ness monster”: Humpback whales spotted in crocodile-infested Australian river” – below is their description. Australia’s northern tropical rivers are renowned for being crocodile-infested, so the appearance of migrating humpback whales in one waterway has baffled marine scientists, who assume they simply took a wrong turn … Read more “Like a Loch Ness monster”: Humpback whales spotted in crocodile-infested Australian river

Terence Conran on his passion for intelligent design for everyone

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Terence Conran on his passion for intelligent design for everyone” – below is their description. In this interview with Jonathan Glancey from 2011, the designer, retailer and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran talks about his desire to bring ‘intelligently designed products to the mass markets’. Conran, the founder of Habitat, died … Read more Terence Conran on his passion for intelligent design for everyone

Tourism and COVID-19 – António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on the Launch of Policy Brief

Tourism is one of the world’s most important economic sectors. It employs one in every ten people on Earth and provides livelihoods to hundreds of millions more. It boosts economies and enables countries to thrive. It allows people to experience some of the world’s cultural and natural riches and brings people closer to each other, … Read more Tourism and COVID-19 – António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on the Launch of Policy Brief

Qatar: Nature and development at a crossroads | Talk to Al Jazeera

Qatar is one of the richest nations per capita in the world. It has experienced rapid development since oil and natural gas were discovered in the Gulf nation in the early 1900s. But the Qatari coastline and its desert are also the sources of a different kind of natural wealth. If unprotected, Qatar’s nature could … Read more Qatar: Nature and development at a crossroads | Talk to Al Jazeera

Elephants drinking water in Kenya’s Maasai Mara

A family of African elephants reached a river in Kenya’s Maasai Mara to drink water. Abundant water supply and bushes make this place their perfect habitat. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ … Read more Elephants drinking water in Kenya’s Maasai Mara

China Hainan’s artificial reef creates new rich habitat for fishes

To improve the ecological environment and create a rich habitat for marine life, Hainan has been making artificial reefs with sunken ships. The artificial reefs projects can improve the ecological environment of the coastal water and turn the sandy and muddy seabed, where fewer fish species live, into rocky reefs suitable for the survival of … Read more China Hainan’s artificial reef creates new rich habitat for fishes

Elephant Shrew Species Rediscovered in Djibouti After 50 Years

A mouse-sized elephant shrew has been rediscovered in Djibouti in Africa after being missing for 50 years. Also known as the Somali sengi, this tiny mammal has been lost to science since 1968 and is one of Global Wildlife Conservation’s 25 most wanted lost species. It has been among the least well-known of the world’s … Read more Elephant Shrew Species Rediscovered in Djibouti After 50 Years

Rare large blue butterfly successfully reintroduced after 150 years

A rare butterfly has been successfully reintroduced to Britain by the National Trust after recreating its ideal meadow habitat using grazing cows. The large blue butterfly went extinct in the UK in 1979. In the following decades, there have been various attempts at bringing the insect back. Now, the most successful reintroduction to date has … Read more Rare large blue butterfly successfully reintroduced after 150 years

Solar-powered UAV captures herd of bathing Tibetan antelopes

A solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) used in the scientific investigation of Qiangtang National Reserve in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region captured a herd of over 100 Tibetan antelopes bathing together. According to the researchers, bathing helps the animal cool down their body temperature and also get rid of parasites. During the investigation, the 10th … Read more Solar-powered UAV captures herd of bathing Tibetan antelopes

Over 60,000 Tibetan antelopes spotted in migration in southwest China

Over 60,000 Tibetan antelopes were spotted while on the move in Qiangtang National Reserve. It is the largest herd of Tibetan antelopes seen by researchers since 2013. The Tibetan antelope is under first-class protection in China. Every year, herds of Tibetan antelopes will migrate to a location with adequate mating conditions and then return to … Read more Over 60,000 Tibetan antelopes spotted in migration in southwest China

Wildlife shows signs its thriving amid COVID 19 pandemic

This amazing clip of various animals across South America compiled Friday, suggests the COVID-19 pandemic, which is forcing a halt to human activity, has been a major boon for wildlife. The clip’s footage was recorded during the start of COVID-19 quarantines in different parts of the world. It demonstrates that when man is absent due … Read more Wildlife shows signs its thriving amid COVID 19 pandemic

Australia’s fires ‘killed or harmed three billion animals’ – BBC News

Nearly three billion animals were killed or displaced during Australia’s devastating bushfires of the past year, scientists say. The findings meant it was one of “worst wildlife disasters in modern history”, said the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), which commissioned the report. Mega blazes swept across every Australian state last summer, scorching bush and … Read more Australia’s fires ‘killed or harmed three billion animals’ – BBC News