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Urgent Protection Proposed for Some of the World’s Most Known Species

Once abundant, these species are now threatened by unprecedented destruction of their habitat, poaching, climate change and pollution. Proposals to afford greater protection to 35 species will be made at what is expected to be the largest wildlife conference of the year, CMS COP 12, which is scheduled to take place 23-28 October 2017 in Manila, Philippines.

01 June 2017

Countries Agree on Actions to Protect Sharks

Governments, international shark experts and conservation organizations agree on measures to conserve the world’s sharks and rays at a United Nations–backed meeting in Costa Rica.

19 February 2016

Countries in South and South-East Asia are Trained to Conserve Migratory Animals

Quezon City / Bonn, 27 October 2015– The Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) is for the very first time organizing a capaci

26 October 2015

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