The Service has had an ongoing dialogue with wildlife managers in China since 1986, exchanging ideas to address wildlife trade issues and wetlands, river, and floodplain management. The Service also provides grants for Asian elephant, tiger, and gibbon conservation throughout the region.
Since 1972, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has cooperated with Russia to conserve shared wildlife and their habitats. This program supports technical and scientific exchanges, inter-governmental relations, and conservation in Russia’s nature reserves and national parks.
For the past 30 years, this program has provided critical support to conserve and manage biodiversity in one of the most ecologically important regions on Earth. The program emphasizes training for future conservation professionals, enhancing conservation values, and developing regional conservation networks.