Asia

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

Guidelines for Addressing the Impact of Linear Infrastructure on Large Migratory Mammals in Central Asia

Guidelines describing the application of best practices to address the impacts of linear infrastructure
development at the project and national level in order to maintain connectivity for wildlife populations
in the face of growing infrastructure development in Central Asia.
23 February 2017

Why did 60,000 antelope die in four days?

The plains of central Kazakhstan are littered with dead antelope, 60,000 of them -- an entire herd wiped out in just four days. And no one is exactly sure how or why.

04 September 2015

Passage sécurisé pour les animaux sauvages en Mongolie

Des représentants de gouvernement, de l’industrie, des banques de développement, des agences de l’ONU, des ONG et des scientifiques se sont réunis à Ulaanbaatar du 24 au 28 août afin de trouver des solutions garantissant que les animaux des steppes puissent traverser les routes, les chemins de fer et les barrières.

31 August 2015

Directives de la CMS sur les infrastructures respectueuses de la faune sauvage – la Mongolie montre l’exemple pour la mise en œuvre

Le parlement mongolien a adopté une loi nationale mettant en œuvre les Directives de la CMS sur l’atténuation des impacts des infrastructures linéaires et des troubles liés sur les mammifères d’Asie centraletout juste six mois après leur adoption lors de la COP11.

20 August 2015

Kazakh Saiga Die-Off - RFE/RL Interview with Aline Kühl-Stenzel

Around 40 percent of the critically endangered Saiga antelope have died in Kazakhstan in the last couple of months.

25 June 2015

134,000 saiga antelope dead in two weeks. What is the probable cause?

In May, 134,000 saiga died in the space of just two weeks.

12 June 2015

Mystery as 120,000 endangered antelopes die in Kazakhstan

Los Angeles: More than 120,000 critically endangered saiga antelopes - more than a third of the worldwide population - have died in Kazakhstan since mid-May, and the cause of the "catastrophic coll

01 June 2015