India is host to 457 migratory fauna, shows latest CMS list

News: Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) for the first time compiled the list of migratory species of India under the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS). Facts: Globally, more than 650 species are listed under the CMS appendices The total number of migratory fauna from India is 457 species with birds comprising 83% (380 species) of… Continue reading India is host to 457 migratory fauna, shows latest CMS list

International protection for Great Indian Bustard, Bengal Florican and Asian Elephant

News: Great Indian Bustard, Asian Elephant and Bengal Florican have been classified as “endangered migratory species” by UN’s Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species Facts: Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) or the Bonn Convention It is an intergovernmental treaty, concluded under the aegis of the United Nations Environmental Programme… Continue reading International protection for Great Indian Bustard, Bengal Florican and Asian Elephant