Asia

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

Guidelines for Preparing National or Regional Raptor Conservation and Management Strategies

Within the Framework of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MoU) 
 
04 May 2014

2014/010: New Signatories to the Sharks 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 
24 February 2014

Conservation of Amur Falcon in Nagaland and along its migration route

Last year, Nagaland, a small State in NE India made global environment news for the wrong reasons.  A hard-hitting campaign by Indian conservationists published graphic video images to expose a mass harvest of Amur Falcons – a small but long distant migrant bird of prey that breeds in Eastern Russia and China, and annually flies around 22,000km all the way across Asia, over the Indian Ocean to wintering groun

18 February 2014