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Commissioned by the IUCN Species Survival Commission to serve as a first response for wildlife health concerns across the world.
For more information, please visit: http://www.oie.int/eng/A_AMR2013/introduction.htm
The OIE 3 rd Global Conference on Animal Welfare will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 6-8 November 2012. This follows two successful OIE global conferences on this topic (2004, Paris and 2008 Cairo, Egypt). The theme ‘Implementing the OIE standards - addressing regional expectations’ demonstrates the OIE’s understanding of the challenges faced by Members when implementing the adopted animal welfare standards and the willingness of the OIE, working in collaboration with governments and donors, to provide support within the framework of its global capacity building initiatives.
The Convention on Biological Diversity's Eleventh Conference of the Parties (COP 11) will be held in Hyderabad, India from 8-19 September 2012. The Conference of the Parties is the CBD's governing body. Meetings are held every two years.
Several side events relating to health will be held at the COP; for a list, please visit: http://www.cbd.int/health/doc/cop11-side-events-en.pdf
For more information on the overall Conference, please visit http://www.cbd.int/cop11/
Veterinary Biomedical & Pharma Sciences Congress (VBMPS) is a multi-disciplinary conference and exhibition focusing on non human diagnostics and the application of biomedical science in animal veterinary medicine.
For more information, please visit: http://vbmps.com/
World Rabies Day is September 28, 2012. Rabies is responsible for over 55,000 human deaths per year, and represents a significant health concern for domestic and wild animals, including endangered species. World Rabies Day aims to increase awareness around rabies and strengthen preventive efforts. For more information, please visit: http://www.worldrabiesday.org/
The Asian Society for Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (ASZWM) will hold its "One World One Health in Asia" conference from October 10-12, 2012. For more information, please visit: http://www.apvcbangkok.com/Aszwm/index.html
Community parnterships, social marketing and environmental education are raising the profile of the sea turtle conservation movement in Baja California Sur, Mexico, as documented in a new study by CEC member A.J. Schneller with Patricia Baum.
In this 20-minute program, children and adults alike, will enjoy the company of their new dolphin friends in Ocho Rios. Learn about dolphins in the educational introductory presentation then have an encounter with the dolphins from the security of the shallows. Being extremely sociable, they will enjoy your company, as you will theirs. Caress and touch the dolphins and view them up close!
Dolphin program in Ocho Rios
Presentation and narration about dolphins
Caress and touch the dolphins
Tropical jungle with reptiles, birds and fish
This event is for anyone.