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Wild Migration: builds the participation capacity of wildlife scientists, wildlife policy experts, NGOs and CSOs around the world to secure international wildlife conservation.

Wild Migration Projects

Wild Migration Projects is our programme to build the capacity of wildlife scientists, wildlife policy experts and non-governmental organisations in developing regions to utilise international processes for migratory and transboundary wildlife conservation.

Civil society is crucial to wildlife conservation around the world.

Wild Migration is focusing on building the capacity of wildlife scientists, wildlife policy experts and increasing the role of NGOs in CMS and Ramsar policy discussions.


African elephant. Photographer: Stephen Blake

West African elephant (Loxodonta africana) populations have become extremely threatened, with an estimated 90 percent of their range now destroyed.

Wild Migration is working towards securing African elephant populations in at least three West African Elephant MoU countries - where habitat loss has been halted, illegal hunting is a thing of the past and conservation activities recognize elephant culture as an important element of conservation design.


Australian sea lion

Endangered sea lions (Neophoca cinerea) are threatened by proposals to explore for oil and gas in their feeding grounds off the west coast of Kangaroo Island.

Wild Migration is working to secure policy recognition that marine noise impacts pinnipeds around the world, and for pinnipeds to be comprehensively included in offshore petroleum exploration Environmental Impact Assessments.

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ECOSOC Committee on NGOs recommends Wild Migration Consultative Status

26th May 2016



Wild Migration has been recommended for Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), during the 66th Day of Session (25th May 2016). Wild Migration extends our gratitude to each of ECOSOC Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations members for support of our application.
Wild Migration’s Consultative Status will be decided by ECOSOC in July.

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UNEA2 discusses stakeholder engagement policy

24th May 2016



The participation of stakeholders in the work of United Nations Environment Pogramme (UNEP)is fundamental. Civil society stakeholders often provide a way to channel the voices of those most likely to be affected by environmental problems and related policies, calling attention to emerging environmental problems, taking account of the interests of future generations and reaching out to society and the public at large.

Wild Migration urges UNEA2 not to wind back the important growing relationship between the UN and civil society

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First CMS Sessional Committee of the Scientific Council a success

21st April 2016

Spinner dolphin. Photographer: Juney WardThe First Meeting of the Sessional Committee of the Scientific Council (ScC-SC1) has met to discuss important CMS science issues, including aquatic bushmeat, marine noise, non-human culture and Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs).

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