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Saving Asia's Threatened Birds

Saving Asia's Threatened Birds: a Guide for Government and Civil Society, a ground-breaking guide launched on 12 November 2003 for governments and civil society to prevent the extinction of Asia’s birds, one in eight of which is under threat.

The book is a tool to shows the bigger picture, demonstrating how birds connect wildlife habitats with other habitats in other ecological regions and countries throughout Asia.

Saving Asia's Threatened Birds was produced the guide with financial support from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) to help avoid the extinction of 324 threatened bird species, 12% of Asia's total. Already 41 Asian bird species teeter on the brink of extinction, classified as Critically Endangered under World Conservation Union criteria. The strategy provides solution for the survival of each species, listing necessary conservation measures by 33 priority habitat regions.

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