Asia

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

India Opens First-Ever Vultures-Only Restaurant in an Attempt to Save Them From Extinction

The rapidly declining population of white-backed vultures in India has been a cause of concern for several decades.

09 September 2015

Govt stopped from issuing hunting licences for houbara bustard

Issuing a detailed judgment in the houbara bustard case, a three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Jawwad S.

09 September 2015

Indian government takes major step to save vultures

Almost a decade after banning the veterinary drug diclofenac, the Indian government has banned large vials of the drug meant for human use

05 September 2015