Asia

Biodiverse Mumbai: Study finds 150 species of birds at Mahul-Sewri

An ongoing study at the Mahul-Sewri mudflats to help the conservation of flamingos has found that the wetlands have around 150 species of birds

06 August 2015

What is the point of saving endangered species?

It will cost billions of dollars to save all the world's threatened species. What's in it for us?

BBC

03 August 2015

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Becomes 121st Party to CMS

CMS welcomes the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as the 121st Party to the Convention with effect from 1 August 2015.

31 July 2015

Bhutan tiger population higher than previously thought, survey reveals

Himalayan country’s first nationwide survey finds 103 tigers, but WWF warns big cat was facing a crisis elsewhere south-east Asia

29 July 2015

India conducts first official survey of Ganges dolphins

Conservation programme aims to protect the endangered species and restore biodiversity of the polluted river,

28 July 2015

New tiger count in Bangladesh raises alarm

Better counting methodology has revealed more realistic results for the remaining tiger population in Bangladesh’s Sundarbans.

27 July 2015

Only 100 tigers left in Bangladesh's famed Sundarbans forest

The population in the mangrove forest is far less than believed, officials say, after a census uses cameras hidden in trees to record numbers

27 July 2015

Le commerce d'ivoire à Hong Kong «menace» la survie des éléphants

Hong Kong autorise la vente d'objets en ivoire issus des stocks officiels constitués avant l'interdiction de ce commerce en 1990, uniquement à destination du marché insulaire.

16 July 2015

2015/018: New Parties to the Convention - Afghanistan and Brazil

The Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (UNEP/CMS) is pleased to inform you that the German Federal Foreign Ministry has confirmed receipt of the

14 July 2015

One Man's Quest to Save the Most Colossal Fishes on Earth

Zeb Hogan was already familiar with the legendary Mekong giant catfish.

09 July 2015