Asia

Shark Conservation in the Spotlight – Nine Countries Sign the CMS Sharks MOU in Dubai

Bonn, 27 February 2014 - International shark conservation has received a strong boost this month,  with 9 of the 13 countries which gathered in Dubai for a training workshop signin

15 March 2014

Saiga Crossing Options

Guidelines and Recommendations to Mitigate Barrier Effects of Border Fencing and Railroad Corridors on Saiga Antelope in Kazakhstan

14 March 2014

2014/011: New Party to the Convention (Kyrgyzstan)

The Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals is pleased to inform you that the Republic of Kyrgyzstan has acceded to the Convention.  As of 1 May 2014

10 March 2014

Barriers to Migration. Case Study in Mongolia

Analyzing the Effects of Infrastructure on Migratory Terrestrial Mammals in Mongolia

Large infrastructure projects such as roads, railways, mining sites, pipelines and fences can have detrimental effects on migratory gazelles, Wild Asses and Saiga Antelopes, causing not only habitat fragmentation but also direct mortality. This is the result of a recent study from WWF Mongolia, which analyses the barrier effect of infrastructure development in Mongolia on migratory ungulates. 

04 March 2014