Asia

Conservationists get their talons out for Japan's owl cafes

Lucky’ owls are the latest animal to join Japan’s growing list of themed pet cafes but welfare groups are calling for the practice to sto.

03 January 2017

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

Conservation Boost for Scavenger Bird

More protection is required for the vultures in Bejjur forest area and that is what they will get once the proposal of Kagaznagar Forest Division is accepted by the Telangana State government.

02 November 2016

La UNEA destaca la relación entre buitres sanos y población sana

"Buitres sanos, población sana" es el título de un evento de sala verde sobre los buitres convocado por BirdLife Internacional el 25 de mayo a las 15.00 horas en los márgenes de la segunda sesión de la Asamblea de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Medio Ambiente (UNEA) que se está celebrando del 23 al 27 de mayo en Nairobi.La Oficina Regional del PNUMA para África, la CMS, la UICN y varias ONG participarán en el evento para destacar la importancia de la conservación del buitre para el establecimiento de los tres pilares del desarrollo sostenible.

24 May 2016

United Arab Emirates Joins Convention on Migratory Species - Reaffirms Strong Commitment to International Raptor and Dugong Conservation

The Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) and Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) committed themselves to advancing their cooperation to conserve migratory species of wild animals, by the UAE’s recent accession to CMS as its 123rd member state, and the extension of the long-standing financial and in-kind support of CMS Office - Abu Dhabi by EAD on behalf of the Government of the UAE.

23 May 2016

Vulture conservation takes wing

A series of awareness programmes in Adilabad district helps in increasing the number of birdson Pala Rapu cliff, the vulture habitat

07 April 2016

India inks pact for saving birds of prey

India has become the 56th country to sign a pact on conservation of birds of prey in Africa and Eurasia, a move that will help the country gain knowledge in effectively mana

10 March 2016

2016/005: Nuevo Signatorio del MdE sobre las Aves Rapaces de la CMS

La Secretaría de la Convención sobre la Conservación de Especies Migratorias de Animales Silvestres (CMS) en su calidad de Depositario del Memorando de Entendimiento sobre la Conservación de la

07 March 2016