Asia

2015/004: New Signatory to the UNEP/CMS Raptors MOU

The Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) in its capacity as Depositary of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migrator

28 January 2015

2015/002: Second Meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG2) to the Raptors MOU

The Coordinating Unit of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MOU) is pleased to announce that the Second Meeting of the Tec

09 January 2015

Falcon Hunters Become Fervent Preservationists

PANGTI, India — Driving the last 20 miles of road to this tiny village takes at least two hours and a fondness for heights, so it seems unlikely that this area of jungle near the

04 January 2015

Nagaland to protect world’s longest-distance migratory falcons

India’s northeastern state of Nagaland is determined to provide sanctuary to Amar falcons, known to be one of the world’s longest-distance migratory birds as they travel up to a st

27 October 2014

Use of 'death' drug diclofenac reducing vulture population

JAIPUR: The 18th meeting of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) Scientific Council (SCC18) to be held in Germany this month has included the issue of use o

03 July 2014

Experts to Discuss Draft Conservation Plan to Reverse Decline in Saker Falcon Population

This article has been published in The National Newspaper UAE, on 10 June 2014.

 

11 June 2014

Russian bird atlas finally takes flight

When it comes to knowledge of bird populations, a large part of continental Europe is off the map.

26 May 2014

Asian migratory bird sanctuaries may soar as new eco-tourism haven

This World Migratory Bird Day, the United Nations launched an eco-tourism plan that promotes bird conservation and livelihood development, enabling globe-trotting tourists to become protectors of t

16 May 2014