Why do we need to protect the world’s migratory animals? – Explainer video



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Why is it important for the future of humanity to protect migratory wild animals? This video emphasizes that migratory animals provide vital services which satisfy people’s everyday needs – as a source of food and medicine, as pollinators and seed dispersers, and as a means of pest control. Protecting migratory species is therefore another way of contributing to the sustainable development goals.

Watch the video below to learn about the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) and how it relates to the 2030 Agenda!

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