World's Largest Bukhara Deer Population Needs Human Help

The Bukhara deer is a subspecies of the red deer that inhabits riparian forests along desert rivers in central Asia (Tugai forest) and is assessed by the IUCN as vulnerable. In total, there are less than four thousand individuals in the wild, inhabiting four countries. The largest population survives in Uzbekistan, with the largest grouping of the deer inhabiting the Lower Amu Darya Biosphere Reserve (NABR) in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan.

22 February 2023

Risk Assessment of Plastic Pollution to Migratory Species in the Mekong and Ganga River Basins

The report “Risk assessment of plastic pollution to migratory species in the Mekong and Ganga River Basins” maps plastic hotspots and assesses the risk of plastic pollution on migratory species in these two river basins. It focuses on the impacts of plastic pollution on freshwater and terrestrial species protected under the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS).

07 March 2022