• Farewell to Programme Assistant, Brenda Lim

    In the words of Brenda Lim “My 9-month internship at the EAAFP Secretariat served not only as an opportunity to contribute to the conservation of migratory waterbirds but also as an opportunity to gain valuable first-hand experience of working at an intergovernmental organization and learning how conservation projects can be implemented. Last year, I graduated […]

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  • Farewell to Programme Assistant, Jisoo Kim

    In the words of Jisoo Kim “It is unbelievable how time flew and is my time to say goodbye to EAAFP. The past 11 months journey in EAAFP Secretariat was quite intense with unexpected COVID-19 pandemic; however, it was impressive to see how the Secretariat and the Partners never stopped their aim for the conservation […]

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  • Environmental Educational activities during the COVID pandemic in Japan: Sharing by the Wild Bird Society of Japan

    Due to the COVID pandemic, many stores and facilities were temporarily closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection since this spring. Seven facilities, including the Ramsar site which Wild Bird Society of Japan (WBSJ, EAAFP Partner) operates, were also closed until June. Although many facilities reopened during summer, we had to take various […]

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  • Youth declared for global stand to conservation of wetland and migratory waterbirds during the Flyway Youth Forum

    The first-ever virtual Flyway Youth Forum, organized by The East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) and Youth Engaged in Wetlands (YEW), sponsored by Hanns Seidel Foundation, was successfully taken place over two weekends from 28-29 November and 5-6 December, 2020. A total number of 134 attendees, including 87 selected youth leaders from 26 countries or regions, […]

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  • New book “THE NARROW EDGE”, by Deborah Cramer, telling the story of Red Knots

    Introduction of the book The Narrow Edge Each year tiny sandpipers—Red Knots—undertake a near miraculous 19,000 mile journey from one end of the earth to the other and back. In this firsthand account, Deborah Cramer accompanies them on their extraordinary odyssey along the length of two continents, tracking birds from remote Tierra del Fuego to […]

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  • Connecting Wetland Education and Formal Education

    On 17th and 18th October 2020, 40 teachers from primary and secondary schools in Yancheng, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Haikou, Beihai City of China, as well as staffs from coastal wetland nature reserves and wetland parks, took part in the “Wetland Education – School Curriculum Training” at the Jiangsu Yancheng Wetland National Nature Reserve. Since 2014, the […]

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  • The southern Jiangsu coast is an important ‘dressing room’ for Spoon-billed Sandpipers and Nordmann’s Greenshanks

    If you are lucky to see the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpipers or Endangered Nordmann’s Greenshanks on the southern Jiangsu coast, they are probably busy gobbling up seafood on the vast tidal flat. In the past decade, people have come to realize that the southern Jiangsu coast of China is an important staging site for the […]

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  • YSFAC-EAAFP Joint Capacity Building Seminar is Successfully Held

    On December 11, 2020, the EAAFP Secretariat held its first “YSFAC-EAAFP Joint Capacity Building Seminar” with Yeonsu Foundation for Arts and Culture (YSFAC) at the Incheon Art Plug, Republic of Korea. This event was jointly held to build capacity and share knowledge among YSFAC and EAAFP Secretariat’s staff members. YSFAC is a non-profit public organization […]

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  • Red-crowned Crane Welcoming Party at Donggeom Island. Ganghwa, Incheon ROK

    On 12 December, the EAAFP Secretariat participated in the Crane Welcoming Party Organized by the Ecology Education Hub Mulsaeal, a local NGO which is one of the grantees of the EAAFP Foundation’s 2020 Small Grant Fund programme. The Programme is sponsored by Yeongheung Power Division of Korea South-East Power Co., Ltd. (KOEN_Korean_한국남동발전). The objective of […]

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  • Update about Kumya Wetland Reserve (EAAF044) in DPRK

    Translation of the Original Source: Kumsugangsan, December 2020 The Kumya Wetland Reserve, located in Geumya-gun of Hamgyeongnam-do has a beautiful landscape filled with the sound of chirping birds. The reserve sits at the estuary of the Geumya-gang river and the Deukj-gang river and is a habitat of more than 200 migratory waterbirds of the East-Asian […]

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