This year’s SAVE meeting hosted by Bangladesh Forest Department and IUCN Bangladesh, will always be remembered for the spectacular setting on two boats in the Sundarbans. 38 delegates assembled for the two days of continuous meetings, reporting the progress and challenges of the past year, and then updating the SAVE Blueprint and priorities. Delegates representing…

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On the 9th of November 2017, the Government of Nepal and national and international conservation organisations released critically endangered white-rumped vultures Gyps bengalensis, in the first event of its kind in South Asia. The Secretary of the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, the Director General of Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation and…

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The Conference of the Parties (COP12) to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), has given enthusiastic approval for adoption of the finalised draft Multi-species Action Plan (Vulture MsAP – note the link is to the summary). The meeting was held in Manila, Philippines during the week up to 28th…

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