Asia

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: Nouveau Signataire du MdE Rapaces de la CMS

Le Secrétariat de la Convention sur la Conservation des espèces migratrices appartenant à la faune sauvage (CMS) dans sa capacité de dépositaire du Mémorandum d’Entente sur la Conservation des

07 March 2016

Indian Government signs raptor conservation agreement

India has become the 54th country to sign the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MOU), an important international agreement to

21 January 2016

5 new species of migratory birds visit city for first time

Notwithstanding the concrete boom and rise in air pollution, Thane city's vast creek and abundant green cover are inviting many new species of migratory birds that are flocking here in hordes.

06 January 2016

Why the world’s vultures are vanishing

AFRICA is losing its vultures.

05 January 2016

Study: Conservation Priorities for Shark and Ray Species included and proposed for inclusion in Annex 1 to the CMS Sharks MOU

The Sharks MOU has defined general objectives for the conservation and management of species and populations listed in Annex 1 of the MOU, which are further detailed in a global Conservation Plan for migratory Sharks (Annex 3 to the MOU).
18 Octobre 2015

Les nations inscrivent 12 espèces de vautours afin de contrer le déclin démographique en Afrique

Bonn/Trondheim, 9 octobre 2015 – Dix-huit espèces supplémentaires de rapaces ont été inscrites lors d’une réunion internationale de représentants de go

09 Octobre 2015