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February 23, 2020 - NRDC

Towards a Global Endangered Species Act

Towards a Global Endangered Species Act
Great Indian BustardCredit: Kesavamurthy N

GANDHINAGAR, India – NRDC is participating in the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), which is a global treaty meant to conserve and protect migratory species of animals and their habitats.

This week in Gandhinagar, India, the now 130 countries that have ratified the CMS treaty took decisions to list several species on the CMS Appendices, including mainland Asian elephants, jaguars, smooth hammerhead and oceanic white tip sharks, the great Indian bustard, and others.

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