Asia

Risk Assessment of Plastic Pollution to Migratory Species in the Mekong and Ganga River Basins

The report “Risk assessment of plastic pollution to migratory species in the Mekong and Ganga River Basins” maps plastic hotspots and assesses the risk of plastic pollution on migratory species in these two river basins. It focuses on the impacts of plastic pollution on freshwater and terrestrial species protected under the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS).

07 March 2022

New International Conservation Actions Agreed for Saiga Antelopes

Kazakhstan, Mongolia, the Russian Federation, and Uzbekistan agreed on new joint conservation measures to conserve the Saiga Antelope under the United Nations’ Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS). For the next five years, the international Work Programme for the Saiga Antelope will provide a new framework to conserve and sustainably use the species throughout its migratory range.

27 October 2021

Согласованы новые международные меры по сохранению антилопы сайги

Казахстан, Монголия, Российская Федерация и Узбекистан согласовали новые совместные меры по сохранению сайгака в соответствии с Конвенцией Организации Объединенных Наций по сохранению мигрирующих видов диких животных (КМВ). В течение следующих пяти лет Среднесрочная Международная Рабочая Программа по сайгаку (2021 – 2025 г.) обеспечит новую основу для сохранения и устойчивого использования этого вида на всей территории его ареала.

27 October 2021

The Sustainable Use of Saiga Antelopes: Perspectives and Prospects

The main international instrument for the conservation of the Saiga is the Memorandum of Understanding concerning the Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use of the Saiga Antelope (Saiga spp), the "saiga MOU". The long-term vision of the Saiga MOU, which all Range States and cooperating organizations have signed up to, is to restore Saiga populations to the point at which sustainable use can be envisioned.

27 October 2021