Asia

Asian Regional Workshop Advances International Cooperation to Halt Drastic Declines in Old World Vulture Populations

The third Regional Workshop to develop a Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African-Eurasian Vultures (Vulture MsAP) took place from 29 to 30 November in Mumbai, India. This Workshop covered nine of the fifteen species of Old World vultures, a term used for vultures that occur in the continents of Africa, Asia and Europe; a region collectively referred to as the Old World.

05 December 2016

Hagenbecks Tierpark schließt wegen Vogelgrippe

Die Vogelgrippe breitet sich aus. Nun muss in Hamburg der Zoo schließen: Im Tierpark Hagenbeck waren Gänse an dem Virus verendet.

29 November 2016

Tiny transmitter’s big role in saving Spoon-billed Sandpiper

A tiny transmitter on a tiny bird's back is helping conservationists in their bid to save a Critically Endangered species from extinction.

21 November 2016

A data trove to support a hoped-for shark sanctuary in Indonesia

Conservation efforts in the Gili Matra marine preserve are turning this protected area into a safe haven for sharks.

18 November 2016

Nature modernized: Birds and people in China’s Yellow River Delta Reserve

Throughout its history the nature reserve has been a testing ground for competing ideas of economic development, nature and conservation at play across China today.

18 November 2016

Champions of high-altitude flight

Bar-headed geese are popular with British fanciers, but better to think of them here, readying for their lofty migration over the Himalayas.

18 November 2016

The link between birds and coffee

A recent research paper co-relates birds and coffee, stating that coffee plantations in the Western Ghats (along with those of rubber and areca) support 204 bird species.

16 November 2016

Dernier hiver à Bombay pour les flamants roses

Un viaduc qui reliera le centre de la mégapole à un nouvel aéroport va être construit dans la mangrove.
11 November 2016

La CMS firma el primer acuerdo de asociación con una ONG china

La CMS y la Fundación de conservación de la biodiversidad y el desarrollo verde de China (CBCGDF) firmaron el Acuerdo de asociación para formalizar su cooperación con objeto de proteger mejor a los animales migratorios y sus hábitats. Con este acuerdo, la CBCGDF pasará a ser la primera ONG oficial de China asociada con la CMS.

09 November 2016

El Secretario Ejecutivo de la CMS visita China

El Secretario Ejecutivo de la CMS, Bradnee Chambers, realizó una visita de tres días en China a principios de noviembre, donde se reunió con funcionarios del ministerio, participó en un taller, asistió a una ceremonia de premiación de pintura infantil y visitó dos áreas de conservación.

09 November 2016