Asia

Blueprint for the Recovery of South Asia's Critically Endangered Gyps Vultures (SAVE Blueprint)

Twenty years ago there were tens of millions of vultures in the Indian subcontinent. They provided a valuable ecosystem service by disposing of millions of tonnes of waste carrion from dead cattle each year. Now they, and the services they provided, are nearly all gone.
 
30 January 2020

Where Eagle Feathers Fall Like Snow

On a Saturday in November, a small group of boys in matching royal blue shirts, the uniform of the Scouts of Lebanon, gathered beside their “hide-out”: a small pine forest on the edge of town.

06 January 2020

CMS Office - Abu Dhabi : A Decade of Achievements

We Need Vultures and They Need Us: Urgent International Action to Save Vultures 

 
18 December 2019

Migratory birds off to their seasonal homes

It’s September and migratory birds make their yearly journey to their seasonal home. Let’s welcome our winged guests with a promise to save them from plastic...

05 Octobre 2019

Wind turbines posing a threat to birds: study

Although wind is a green source of renewable energy, a new study has revealed that wind turbines are posing a threat to lives of birds in their vicinity

27 May 2019

A Bulgarian vulture's odyssey into Yemeni war zone

Nelson was in a tight corner, tied up and imprisoned by men who believed he was a spy. It didn't look good.

BBC

18 April 2019

Poisoned cattle carcass kills 37 vultures

Equal number rescued by forest officials and wildlife activisits in eastern Assam

30 March 2019

Mohamed Bin Zayed Raptor conservation fund to tackle rising raptor electrocution rates with landmark UAE-Mongolia partnership

Milestone agreement will strengthen ties between UAE and Asian counterpart in drive to secure wild populations of endangered Sakar falcon and other migratory species

27 February 2019

Vulture count rises by 12 per cent in MP

Additional principal chief conservator of forest (wildlife) Alok Kumar said, “It is great news that the count has increased in most of the area, showing that vulture habitat is safe in Madhya Prade

16 January 2019