• Interview with KyeungIn Daily News

    On 10 September 2018, a reporter of the KyeungIn Daily News (a local newspaper) visited our office and had an interview with Dr. Lew Young, Chief Executive of the Secretariat. During the interview, he mentioned that the importance of the remained tidal flat in Incheon for biodiversity especially migratory waterbirds and encouraged to enlarge the […]

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  • “Great Flight of Shorebirds” Symposium, Hwaseong, RO Korea, 6 Sep 2018

    On the occasion of World Shorebird Day 2018, an international symposium is being held in Hwaseong City (RO Korea) to highlight the importance of the Hwaseong tidal-flats for coastal fisheries such as clam collection and migratory waterbirds, and the benefits of designating the site as a conservation area. EAAFP has sponsored the event as the […]

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  • Uijeongbu DMZ International Forum

    On 6 September 2018, DMZ International Forum entitled ‘Connecting People and Nature for Peace Ecosystem Conservation and Sustainable Development in DMZ areas’ co-organized by Gyeonggi Province and Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) was held at Uijeongbu Arts Center in the Republic of Korea. In the discussion session, Dr. Lew Young, Chief Executive of EAAFP, mentioned that the DMZ is an important stopping-over […]

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  • Farewell to IT Intern Banseok

    Written by Banseok Koo What I learned during my internship at EAAFP is how to communicate within the office and people outside the office. First is how to communicate within the office. When I was overwhelmed with tasks, I merely thought I should reply to task requesting emails when I am done with the task. […]

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  •  1st Asia Youth Green Leader Conference

    < 1st Asia Youth Green Leader Conference> organized by Gyeongsangnamdo Ramsar Environmental Foundation (GREF) and sponsored by the EAAFP, was held on7 – 10 August 2018 in Upo Wetland [EAAF096], Changnyeong, Republic of Korea. This conference is for students all around the world to gather and share their activities to conserve the environment, particularly wetland and […]

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  • Meeting with POSCO E&C

    On Monday 20th August 2018, the EAAFP Secretariat held a meeting with POSCO E&C in POSCO E&C Tower in Songdo, Republic of Korea. POSCO E&C is one of the largest development planning, design and construction companies in the R.O. Korea, being responsible for many of the housing, business and other developments in the Songdo International […]

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  • Raising Awareness about Biodiversity and the East Asian – Australasian Flyway, North Korea

    Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) is active in Rason Special Economic Zone (SEZ) since 2009 and promotes the conservation of the area. In cooperation with the EAAFP Secretariat we created an exhibition to introduce the nature reserve and to unveil the significance of North Korea as a stopover site for migratory birds. HSF is active in […]

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  • Announcement of new publications by the Department of the Environment and Energy, Australia Government

    As part of Australia’s National Science Week celebrations, the Department of the Environment and Energy of Australia Government has just released its publication showcasing research which will help us to better understand and manage wetlands, both in Australia and internationally. It highlights work done by Australian scientists under the National Environmental Science Program, as well […]

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  • Visiting a local wetland park: Sorea Wetland Ecological Park (29 Aug)

    On 29th Aug 2018, before the summer went away, staff members in EAAFP Secretariat visited the Sorae Wetland Ecological Park to learn more about the local wetland centre. There were two main purpose to visit the centre. Firstly, the secretariat needed to know more about the management of the centre and park. When the Secretariat […]

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