Asia

Impacts of Plastic Pollution on Freshwater Aquatic, Terrestrial and Avian Migratory Species in the Asia and Pacific Region

This study identifies the impacts of plastic pollution on land and freshwater migratory species protected by the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS).

The CMS report is the result of a collaboration between CMS and the UN Environment Programme as part of the Japan-funded CounterMEASURE II project to identify sources and pathways of plastic pollution in river systems in Asia.

31 August 2021

Poachers' paradise: Gulf hunts fuel Pakistan falcon trafficking

Since learning to capture birds as a teen, Muhammad Rafiq has amassed a small

04 January 2021

Nilsagar in Nilphamari abuzz with migratory birds

Migratory birds start coming to Nilsagar in early November and stay till March-

09 December 2020

MP: Panna national park vultures to be radio-tagged for study

An ambitious project of radio-tagging

30 November 2020

Satellite-tagged Falcons reach Somalia from Manipur

The Amur falcons that left Manipur have already reached their second last dest

25 November 2020

Philippine ‘raptor boy’ shows it takes a village to protect a migration route

Half a decade ago, the curiosity of a 10-year-old boy helped ignite a love aff

22 November 2020

National Action Plan for Vulture Conservation, 2020-2025

The National Action Plan for Vulture Conservation, 2020-25 was recently approv

18 November 2020

Tagged falcons visit India covering 33K km; then reach Somalia

Flying thousands of kilometres from their breeding grounds in northern China a

17 November 2020

Manipur government issues orders for the protection of visiting Amur falcons

The migratory birds, sighted in the hilly districts o

11 November 2020