Two Rare Central Asian Mammals to be Given the Highest Protection under CMS

Dubbed the ‘Serengeti of the North,’ Central Asia stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Afghanistan in the south to Russia in the north. The vast deserts, semi‑deserts, grasslands and high mountains of Central Asia and adjacent regions, support some of the world’s last remaining large mammal migrations. Yet, unlike its African counterpart, it has been largely overlooked by conservation efforts.

22 October 2017

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