Pandas with text: "China" Credit: Ronald Woan / Creative Commons

In 1986, the U.S. and China established the U.S.-China Nature Conservation Protocol in order to conserve species
and their habitats. Under the Protocol, the two countries agree to establish and manage protected natural areas for conservation of wildlife and habitats, regulate trade of endangered species, and participate in cooperative research
and management projects. 

Bufflehead with text: "Japan" Credit: Ingrid Taylar / Creative Commons

In 1972, the U.S. and Japan signed the Convention for the Protection of Migratory Birds and Birds in Danger of
Extinction, and Their Environment
. The Convention addresses the conservation of migratory birds in the U.S., its
territories, and Japan. 

Snow leopard with text: "Russia." Credit: Yaray Seminario / Creative Commons

For more than 45 years, USFWS - Russia program has worked with Russian conservationists to share wildlife management best-practices and jointly conducting scientific studies. The program has also supported Russia’s nature reserves (“zapovedniks”) and national parks through a competitive grants program which has provided infrastructure support and capacity building for park managers in the remote habitats.

Species Conservation Funds

Asian Elephant; Photo credit: Marc Ancrenaz Baby Orangutan; Photo credit: Bernat Ripoll Capilla Amur Tiger, Photo credit:  Zhenxu Su.

Asian Elephant

Great Ape

Rhino and Tiger