The Philippines is a party to the Bonn Convention
, or the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals.
Deputy Commissioner Zhob Shabir Mengal told this scribe that Pakistan is a signatory to the Bonn Convention
on Migratory Species.
It is also known as the Bonn Convention
because it was in Bonn, Germany, that the Convention was negotiated in 1979.
The Union Cabinet, in its meeting, held on December 30, 2015 had approved the proposal of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to sign the MoU, also called Raptor MoU, on Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia, with the Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS), or Bonn Convention
, under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
However, after Ramsar convention in Iran and Bonn Convention
in Germany, laws to protect migratory birds were enacted, he mentioned.
The houbara bustard is listed in the Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals, also known as the Bonn Convention
The federal government could not interfere in provincial matters according to 18th amendment, he said.The houbara bustard is listed in the Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals, also known as the Bonn Convention
.It has also been declared as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of threatened species because it has undergone rapid population declines over three decades owing to unsustainable hunting as well as habitat degradation.
The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (also known as CMS or the Bonn Convention
) aims to conserve terrestrial, marine and avian migratory species throughout their range.
Houbara is listed under the Bonn Convention
on migratory species of wild animals.
Migratory Species of Wild Animals (Bonn Convention
) (63) was signed in
The BNC is classified as vulnerable (VU C1) on the IUCN Red List 2003, listed in Appendix I of CITES, Appendices I and II of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS or Bonn Convention
) and listed as 'threatened' by Birdlife International.
In contrast, an even more ambitious treaty, the 1979 Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (also known as the Bonn Convention
) was designed to protect migratory animals of all kinds, but it lacks a powerful administrative body.