A young Bangladeshi man has been helping street animals for the past eight years. He rescues animals that get wounded in road accidents or caught in traps. Harun Ur Rashid Swapan reports from Dhaka.
At a little-known but aptly named primary school in Kenya's capital, pupils have taken it upon themselves to become ambassadors for the endangered rhino, or kifaru in Swahili.
Vietnamese officials in Hanoi have asked residents to stop eating dog meat, citing health and public image concerns. Vendors and enthusiasts now fear a nationwide ban on what they consider to be a traditional delicacy.
Tokyo says it may pull out of the International Whaling Commission after losing an attempt to restart commercial whaling. The 72-year-old IWC is facing its worst split over conservation needs versus substainable hunting.
India's southern state of Kerala has had a long tradition of using elephants for religious celebrations and parades. The pomp, however, belies the cruel conditions under which these gentle giants live.
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