• 가족과 함께 떠나는 철새여행…군산세계철새축제 개최

    (서울=뉴스와이어) 찬바람이 코끝을 시리게 만들기 시작하는 11월 중순, 가족들의 손을 잡고 자연과 하나가 되기 위한 여행을 떠나보자! 전 세계에서 국제적보호종 가창오리(영명 : Baikal Teal) 수십만 마리가 펼치는 화려한 군무를 가장 가까운 곳에서 관찰할 수 있는 국내 최대의 겨울철새 도래지 금강호에서 국내 대표적인 자연생태축제로 평가받는 군산세계철새축제가 8번째 행사를 준비하고 있다. 황금빛 석양을 배경으로 수십만 마리의 가창오리가 연출해 내는 […]

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  • First Chief Executive moves on

    The first Chief Executive of EAAFP, Roger Jaensch, finished in that role on 2 September 2011 and together with family members have moved back to his home country, Australia. Roger led the Secretariat from 2009 and oversaw its development to full operational capability including recruitment of staff and implementation of annual work plans set by […]

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  • New Flyway Network Site: ‘Yubu-do Tidal Flat’ in Seocheon County, Republic of Korea

    Based on the recommendation of the Secretariat and review panel, the ‘Yubu-do Tidal Flat’ in Seocheon County is now designated in the Flyway Site Network (FSN) as an internationally important habitat for migratory waterbirds on the East Asian-Australasia Flyway. Classified as intertidal flat and islands, it is located in the centre of the western coast […]

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  • Major study of shorebird flyway populations gets underway

    A new project led by the University of Queensland’s Dr Richard Fuller is aiming to measure the size of the declines in shorebird populations throughout the East–Asian Australasian Flyway. Recent analysis by UQ scientists discovered that some species spending the non-breeding season in south-east Queensland have declined by up to 70% in the past 20 […]

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  • Partnership support to training for shorebird research

    Over three weeks in February-March 2011, two personnel of the Thailand Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation received technical training with support from the Flyway Partnership. Sunate Karapan and Thiti Sonsa participated in the North-West Australia Wader and Tern Expedition at Roebuck Bay and Eighty Mile Beach, which are internationally important sites for […]

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  • Tentative venue and date of the Sixth Meeting of Partners

    The Secretariat has received a letter from the Government of Indonesia confirming that it will host the Sixth Meeting of Partners of EAAFP. The Partnership is most grateful to Indonesia for its generous offer and looks forward to a successful and productive Meeting. The proposed location is the city of Palembang, South Sumatra. The date […]

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  • New Chair, Vice-Chair and Management Committee for the EAAFP

    The terms of the Republic of Korea as Partnership Chair and Japan as Vice-Chair concluded in June 2011 and these roles have been transferred to Cambodia (new Chair) and China (Vice-Chair) for a period of two years (24 months). H.E Dr. Yin Kim Sean, the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Environment (Vice Minister) […]

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  • First Spoon-billed Sandpiper chicks hatch in captivity

    The first Spoon-billed Sandpiper chicks have hatched in a captive breeding scheme to bring the bird back from the brink of extinction. Conservationists said 17 chicks have hatched from eggs taken from breeding grounds in Chukotka, in the far east of Russia, in an emergency bid to establish a captive population for eventual release to […]

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  • Update on development of the Flyway Site Network

    Over recent months, nominations for new Flyway Network Sites have been received from Bangladesh (5 sites) and Republic of Korea (1 site); the outcomes will be announced shortly. Meanwhile, the Chief Executive met with US Fish and Wildlife Service officers and scientists and developed a strategy for possible Network Site nominations in Alaska. He also […]

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  • Wetland Link International, Wetland Centre Exchange Programme

    Working with the Ramsar Secretariat, Wetland Link International (WLI) is developing a programme of exchange visits, to develop staff ability and experience. If you are interested in either hosting a colleague from another centre, or you would like to spend some time at another centre, please contact Chris Rostron of WLI at Chris.Rostron@wwt.org.uk WLI hopes […]

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