IUCN Motion Adopted to Reinforce the Protection of Marine Mammals

On September 8th 2021, at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, motion 118 – Reinforcing the protection of marine mammals through regional cooperation – was adopted. The motion calls for, among other things, identifying the marine zones and regions with significant conservation issues for marine mammals, reinforcing existing agreements and commitments in these marine zones, providing […]

CMS Scientific Body Adopts Work Programme to Address Threats to Migratory Species

Credit: Todd Cravens

Following two weeks of global meetings held entirely online, the scientific body of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) agreed on a wide-ranging series of actions to address growing threats to migratory species. Among the key outcomes, the Committee agreed: To create an expert working group on migratory species […]