Asia

Pesticides may have killed birds in Sultanpur bird sanctuary

Bird flu may not have been the cause behind the deaths of 47 birds at Sultanpur sanctuary in Gurgaon recently. Officials now suspect something more lethal.

09 February 2015

2015/004: 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

28 January 2015

Tiger increase in India 'proof of the benefits of tourism'

India’s tiger population has grown by 30 per cent, according to its government, rising from 1,706 four years ago to 2,226 in 2014

21 January 2015

En Inde, le nombre de tigres a augmenté de 30 % depuis 2010

L'Inde, qui abrite la majorité des tigres dans le monde, a enregistré une hausse de 30 % de la

20 January 2015

Huge Blue Whale Colony Discovered in Sri Lanka

There was a time when Blue whales were hunted almost to extinction. That changed in 1966 when protective laws were enacted to save the blues, the largest animal on earth.

18 January 2015

Sauerstoffmangel: Gänse überqueren Himalaja im Achterbahnflug

Ihr Weg ist lang und beschwerlich - Streifengänse gehören zu den wenigen Vögeln, die das Himalaja-Gebirge überqueren.

16 January 2015

El secreto de los gansos para cruzar el Himalaya

Un estudio desvela cómo los ánsares superan la cordillera más alta del mundo volando lo más bajo posible, de noche y sin apenas ayuda de las corrientes de aire

15 January 2015

Bar-headed geese: Highest bird migration tracked

A tracking study has revealed the secrets of the world's highest bird migration - the Himalayan flight of the bar-headed goose.

15 January 2015

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