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2015/002: Second Meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG2) to the Raptors MOU

The Coordinating Unit of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MOU) is pleased to announce that the Second Meeting of the Tec

09 January 2015

2015/001: New Signatory to the UNEP/CMS Raptors MOU

The Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) in its capacity as Depositary of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migrator

08 January 2015

Falcon Hunters Become Fervent Preservationists

PANGTI, India — Driving the last 20 miles of road to this tiny village takes at least two hours and a fondness for heights, so it seems unlikely that this area of jungle near the

04 January 2015

Halt traffic thru the Sundarbans: UN experts

An expert team of the United Nation (UN) has advised the government to take legislative measures immediately to avoid traffic through the Sundarbans and mitigate oil spilled there earlier this mont

02 January 2015

Marine Turtle Conservation in the Spotlight of Workshop in Kuwait

Bonn, 16 December 2014 - The Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), a government-affiliated research institute organized a workshop from 9-10 December 2014 to gather input for the development of a national plan for the conservation of sea turtles

16 December 2014

Bangladesh oil spill 'threatens rare dolphins'

Bangladesh officials warn that an oil spill from a crashed tanker is threatening endangered dolphins and other wildlife in the massive Sundarbans mangrove region, branding the leak an ecological ‘c

11 December 2014

One man's fight against Africa's ivory poachers

Conservationist Richard Bonham’s 40-year campaign to protect Africa’s wildlife has led him from Kenya’s savannah to trinket shops in Hong Kong.

05 December 2014

Migrations without Borders

Going, going ... gone? by Cheryl Lyn Dybas

Bioscience - Oxford Journals

 

01 December 2014

BHC bans houbara bustard hunting in Balochistan

Minister says hunting permits to Arab royals issued on PM’s approval

The Nation

29 November 2014

Arabs asked not to hunt wild birds in Balochistan

Quetta - Balochistan High Court today ordered cancellation of areas allotted to Arabs and foreigners hunting for the rare houbara bustard in the province.

28 November 2014