South-East Asia

Cooperation key to saving Coral Triangle's green turtles

The Philippines is taking the lead in creating a transnational network of safe havens for green turtles in one of the species’ most important habitats

27 November 2017

Exotic Indonesian birds smuggled in drain pipes

A wildlife raid in Indonesia yielded startling results after 125 exotic birds were found squashed into pipes.


17 November 2017

International body adopts Philippine declaration on wildlife protection

The United Nations-backed Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) has adopted a resolution drafted by the Philippines, which recognizes the role of migratory wildl

01 November 2017

Migrations: Stories of survival

31 October 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Momentum Grows to Save World’s Migratory Wildlife

World governments attending this year’s largest wildlife summit have collectively endorsed actions on the conservation of a wide range of migratory species, many of which are near-extinct. The week-long CMS COP12 ended in Manila today with decisions on 34 species in submissions made by 24 Parties from Asia, Africa, the Americas, Europe and Oceania. These include actions on Africa’s great carnivores, 10 species of vulture, and the endangered Whale Shark, known as the butanding in the Philippines.

28 October 2017