• 4th WLI Asia Conference will be held in Suncheon, South Korea on 19-20 April 2013

    The 4th WLI Asia conference will be held in Suncheon, South Korea, on the 19th and 20th of April 2013. The event will include updates from partners, workshops on wetland CEPA activities, and planning for future projects. Funding is likely to be available for some international delegates. For details, go to http://wli.wwt.org.uk/2012/12/members/asia/asia-news/wli-asia-conference-2013/

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  • Malaysia becomes 28th Partner of EAAFP

    On 11 November 2012, the Government of Malaysia became the 28th Partner of EAAFP. All Partners warmly welcomed Malaysia to the Partnership. Malaysia is a very important country along the Flyway for migratory waterbirds and has made significant progress in assuring their continued conservation. Malaysia is in the process of nominating Bako Buntal Bay as […]

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  • Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge Becomes the First USA site to join the Flyway Site Network of the EAAFP

    The Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge (YDNWR) in the Alaska was approved by the Chair of the EAAFP on 10 October and has been added to the Flyway Site Network as the 109th Network site. The designated area includes the coastal portion of YDNWR, Nunivak Island as well as the surrounding waters and seafloor for […]

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  • GFN Bohai Report 2012 from Global Flyway Network

    The Global Flyway Network (GFN) is a partnership between researchers worldwide that is devoted to long term, usually demographic, work on long distance migrating shorebirds. The aim of the GFN is to build on the strengths of comparative demographic shorebird studies worldwide to better understand and analyse the factors determining shorebird numbers in a rapidly […]

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  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper Exhibition Opens in Chukotka, Russia

    The conservation exhibition “Spoon-Billed Sandpiper – life saved” opened in Anadyr, Chukotka in the Russian Arctic, at the Museum Center “Chukotka Heritage”, on October 8, 2012. The exhibition is supported by BirdLife’s “Preventing Extinction” Program. The opening ceremony was attended by the Governor of Chukotka, Roman Kopin, all regional conservation officials, local Parliament representatives, Indigenous […]

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  • EAAFP Side Event and Participation at CBD COP11, Hyderabad, India

    The Secretariat of the EAAFP participated in the Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11) held in Hyderabad, India, from the 8th to the 19th of October 2012, to raise awareness of the importance of critical habitats for migratory waterbirds along the flyway and the role […]

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  • 한•호•중•일 철새 양자회의 개최

    한국을 비롯해 호주, 중국, 일본 4개국의 조류 전문가들이 모여 철새 보호를 위해 머리를 맞댄다. 환경부는 철새이동경로에 대한 공동연구 및 국제협력 강화를 위해 5일부터 8일까지 인천 송도 라마다호텔에서 ‘한-호-중-일 철새 양자회의’를 개최한다고 밝혔다. ‘한-호-중-일 철새 양자회의’는 국경을 넘나드는 철새의 생태적 특성으로 인해 철새보호를 위한 국가 간 협력의 중요성이 강조됨에 따라 마련된 정부 간 실무회의로 2년에 한 […]

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  • One quarter of the world population of the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpipers on Rudong mudflats, Jiangsu, China

    A record total of 106 Spoon-billed Sandpiper was counted over a 120 km stretch of mudflats in the wider Rudong area, Jiangsu (near Shanghai) China, between 12-15 October. This number amounts to one quarter of the estimated world population of this critically endangered bird species and is the highest number observed since conservation activities started […]

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  • South Korea and Singapore Become Sister Sites under EAAFP

    Seocheon County in South Korea and the National Parks Board of Singapore signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Yubu Island Tidal Flat and Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve on 20th September 2012 in Singapore with support from the EAAFP Secretariat. Both are Network sites of EAAFP. The authorities agree to collaborate in joint research on migratory […]

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  • Call for application to the Asian Waterbird Conservation Fund

    The ‘Asian Waterbird Conservation Fund’ has been established to provide financial support to projects at site of importance for migratory waterbirds in the East Asia – Australasian Flyway. The goal of the Fund is to support projects on the ground in Asia that will lead to the conservation or protection of migratory waterbirds and their […]

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