North America

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 October 2015

City of Vancouver hopes new bird strategy will take flight

The City of Vancouver has produced a draft “bird strategy” to give wing to a better environment for birds.

04 December 2014

North American land birds migrate along three flyways

Birds fly hundreds of kilometres every night when they migrate south for winter. Now it seems all North American land birds use one of just three routes when they seek out the sun.

16 May 2014

WHMSI - Migratory Species: Biological, Cultural, and Economic Assets of the Americas

WHMSI (the Western Hemisphere Migratory Species Initiative) seeks to contribute significantly to the conservation of the migratory species of the Western Hemisphere by strengthening communication and cooperation among nations, international conventions and civil society, and by expanding constituencies and political support. The initiative includes all migratory species, covering taxa as diverse as birds, marine turtles, marine and terrestrial mammals, fish and invertebrates.

06 March 2014