Asia

Africa’s lions, wild dogs to get more protection

Two UN-related bodies, CMS and CITES, will submit their action plans to check the serious decline of the species at a wildlife summit this month-end.

20 October 2017

Africa's lions, wild dogs to get more protection

The Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) and the Convention on Interna

19 October 2017

Tragedy of the Common - The extinction crisis extends far beyond rare and endangered species

White-rumped vultures were one of the most common large birds on the planet. There were an estimated 40 million of them in India alone.

17 October 2017

Global task force to curb hunting of birds on anvil

An inter-governmental task force to curb illegal killing of bi

17 October 2017

PH submits draft resolution to enhance efforts in protecting migratory species

The Philippines has formally submitted to the Secretariat of the United Nations-led Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) a draft resoltuion calling over 120 nat

11 October 2017

Global plan to save vultures to be presented at wildlife summit

A multinational plan to thwart the sudden and severe decline in vultures across Africa,

10 October 2017

Action to Save Vultures Will Protect Human Health, Say Experts

A multinational plan to thwart the sudden and severe decline in vultures across Africa, Asia and Europe will be presented at a major summit on migratory species this month. Experts estimate the majority of African-Eurasian Vultures are critically endangered and at “very high risk” of extinction in the wild, mainly due to poisoning. Unless effective conservation measures are implemented, there is a significant likelihood that several of these species will become extinct in the near future, they say.

10 October 2017