Asia

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

New Conservation Boost for Sharks in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean

Efforts to conserve migratory sharks have been strengthened at a workshop on shark conservation supported by the UN.

17 February 2014

Vultures: Nature’s rubbish collectors who never strike

Vultures are often derided for being ugly and smelly, but these incredibly efficient scavengers help humanity by eating dead animals.

11 February 2014

Dugong, Seagrass and Coastal Communities Initiative

The Dugong, Seagrass and Coastal Communities Initiative encompasses complementary activities to support the conservation of dugongs and their seagrass habitats throughout the over 40 Range States.

14 March 2014

2014/006: Invitation to Contribute to the Development of the Central Asia Initiative

The Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) is pleased to announce that the Central Asia Initiative targeting the conservation of large mammals

03 February 2014