• Mr. Doug Watkins, ending his tenure as Chief Executive of the EAAFP Secretariat

    Doug Watkins, CE of the EAAFP Secretariat delivering congratulatory remarks ©Shinan County The Chief Executive of EAAFP Secretariat, Mr. Doug Watkins will complete his term on 31st of March, 2023. The EAAFP and Secretariat thank him for his contribution to the Partnership after serving for three and a half years in the position. Mr. Watkins […]

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  • “Tackling Impact on Seabirds by Light Pollution at Sea” Webinar

    Following the 2022 World Migratory Bird Day theme highlighting the impact of Light Pollution on migratory waterbirds, more discussion on tackling the impact of Light Pollution has been inspired. In this webinar, we invited the Government representative of New Zealand as well as USFWS Alaska to share with us their recent conservation actions, with a […]

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  • 1st Anniversary Ceremony of the Shinan Tidal Flat World Natural Heritage Listing and the Shinan International Symposium on Migratory Birds

    Group photo of attendees ©Shinan-gun Shinan County celebrated the 1st Anniversary of World Natural Heritage inscription from 28th -29th September in Jaeun Island, Shinan, Jeollanam-do, RoK. In line with the 1st Anniversary Ceremony of Shinan Getbol UNESCO World Heritage Site was the Shinan International Migratory Bird Symposium by the Ornithological Society of Korea and Seoul […]

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  • EAAFP Partners engagement at Ramsar COP14

    The 14th Conference of the Parties (COP14) of The Convention on Wetlands will take place from 5 to 13 November 2022, with the theme “Wetlands Actions for People and Nature”. Hosted by China and taking place in both Wuhan, China and Geneva, Switzerland, this Hybrid Conference will convene all Contracting Parties and Observers of the Ramsar Convention to […]

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  • Belief in People’s Power, Citizen Ecological Survey Group Activities in 2022, Hwaseong Wetland, Ro Korea

    As conservationists, we believe in people’s power. One of the fields where you can see this is “Citizen Science”, which means scientific research with citizens involved, such as data collection or analyzing scientific data by trained citizens, typically as part of a collaborative project with professional scientists. We’d like to introduce one example of citizen […]

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  • Winner of the Youth Think Tank Competition for the EAA Flyway revealed!

    After a wonderful 2-years, the Youth Think Tank Competition for the EAA Flyway came to a close on Saturday 22nd October 2022. To extend the momentum of 2020 Flyway Youth Forum which became the first spark for dialogue amongst youth in the EAA Flyway on conservation of wetlands and migratory waterbirds, the Youth Think Tank […]

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  • Youthful Wetland Dialogue on Metaverse at Ramsar COP14

    Youthful Wetland Dialogue on Metaverse Call for exhibiters and presenters Young people are key stakeholders to wetland conservation and many of them are taking actions. We are creating an extraordinary virtual event on Gather.Town for all youth participants to showcase their work, share ideas and interact with each other around the world during Ramsar COP14 […]

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  • Ramsar COP14: Pre-COP Orientations

    As Ramsar COP14 is 2 weeks away, to equip delegates, especially youth, smaller CSOs and NGOs and newcomers to Ramsar COP14, two Pre-COP Orientations were set this week. One is for Youth and Civil Society (25th October and 1st November) and another one is on the Ramsar CEPA programme by Wetland Link International (25th and […]

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  • Winners of 2022 “Year of the Terns” Photo Contest Announced!

        On the second peak of 2022 World Migratory Bird Day (8th October, 2022), the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) Secretariat and its Seabird Working Group announced the results of the 2022 “Year of the Terns” Photo Contest”, featuring the beauty of terns in East Asian-Australasian Flyway. Over 170 entries covering 19 out of […]

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  • New Zealand Government launched a online tool of using birds to track light pollution at sea

    New research has expanded our understanding of which migratory bird species are most threatened by light pollution at sea. A fishing vessel with spotlights © Johannes Fischer/DOC   Tomorrow, 8 October, is World Migratory Bird Day, an international awareness day as birds embark on their seasonal migration. These epic journeys happen twice a year, one […]

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