• How to Protect the Birds That Fly the Farthest

    By Becca Cudmore, Audubon Magazine A new study in Science shows that almost all migratory birds are threatened somewhere along their ranges. In autumn of 1792, English ornithologist Gilbert White was prying into an old thatched roof in his town of Selborne, England in search of sleeping birds. He was trying to find out where local swallows […]

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  • Wetlands Institute Faces Critical Challenges to Wetland Habitats

    Climate Change, Rising Sea Levels, Loss of Biodiversity and Wetlands The Wetlands Institute As a regional leader in wetlands conservation for almost 50 years, The Wetlands Institute located outside of Stone Harbor, NJ, remains at the forefront of vital wetlands research and education as it faces crucial conservation challenges to marine life and healthy wetlands. […]

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  • Eurasian Spoonbill Seen at Geolmaeri in Asan, ROK

    Read in Korean By Yoonseon Namgung of Naeil News Translated by EAAFP Secretariat President Sangsub Kim of Korean Association for Bird Protection’s Asan Office has spotted 7 Eurasian Spoonbills, a Black-winged Stilt and a Chinese Pond Heron while monitoring at Geolmaeri Mudflat in Asan, the Republic of Korea. It is a rare occasion to see […]

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  • 아산 걸매리에서 노랑부리저어새 관찰돼

    Read in English 남궁윤선 리포터, 내일신문 한국조류보호협회 아산시지회 김상섭 회장은 11월 1일 걸매리 갯벌 조류모니터링 중 천연기념물 205-2호인 노랑부리저어새 7마리와 희귀 여름 철새인 장다리물떼새 1마리, 흰날개해오라기 1마리를 발견했다. 월동을 위해 이미 이동해야 하는 천연기념물인 저어새와 겨울 철새 노랑부리저어새가 한 지역에서 함께 서식하고 있는 경우는 매우 드문 일이다. 또한, 장다리물떼새는 도내 천수만[EAAF046] 인근에서 관찰되는 희귀 여름 철새로 […]

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  • World Failing to Protect its Migratory Birds

    By Ade Long of BirdLife International A new study published in Science has called for a greater international collaborative effort to save the world’s migratory birds, many of which are at risk of extinction due to loss of habitat along their flight paths. More than 90 per cent of the world’s migratory birds are inadequately […]

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  • International Cooperation to Conserve Migratory Waterbirds

    By Spike Millington, Chief Executive of EAAFP One of the principal rationales behind the creation of EAAFP is the need for international cooperation to conserve migratory waterbirds and the habitats they depend on throughout the migratory cycle. No matter how well-protected populations are in certain parts of their range, if these birds face migratory bottlenecks […]

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  • Climate Change and Migratory Waterbirds – November 2015 Newsletter

    As I write this the Paris Climate Change conference (UNFCCC COP21) is in full swing. Finding solutions to the climate change challenge is arguably the most pressing issue of our time. But addressing biodiversity loss and the impending extinction crisis is equally pressing, due, if for no other reason, to its immediacy. For our Flyway, […]

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  • Annual Visitors Flock to Flinders, Western Port [EAAF066]

    By Keith Platt on Mornington Peninsula News Group JUST as many families pride themselves on an annual visit to a favourite holiday spot so it is for thousands of birds that regard Western Port [EAAF066] as one of their homes. The large bay and its islands include internationally recognised wetlands which governments have an obligation […]

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  • 국제 멸종위기종 알락꼬리마도요, 영종도갯벌에서 이렇게 사라질 순 없다!

    다른 언어로 읽기: 박주희, 인천녹색연합 사무처장 걷잡을 수 없이 빠른 경제성장으로 지난 50년동안 한국의 서식지들은 많은 변화가 있었습니다. 주로 먹고 살기 바쁘다는 이유로 우리 사회 속의 약자까지 돌볼 겨를이 없었나 봅니다. 한국뿐만 아니라 전 세계적으로 빈곤계층 및 야생동물 등 약자들은 늘고 있으며 멸종위기종들도 이중에 큰 부분을 차지합니다. 인천은 광대한 갯벌부터 크고 작은 산까지 생물다양성이 풍부한 […]

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  • Yeongjongdo Mudflat, Key Site for Far Eastern Curlew in South Korea

    Translated from Korean Joohee Park, Secretary General of GREENKOREA INCHEON There have been a lot of changes to habitats in the Republic of Korea due to the unprecedented speed of economic growth. It might be that people have been too busy managing their own lives that they do not have time to look after minority […]

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