• 철원으로 찾아드는 두루미, 그 끝은 죽음

    두루미는 현재 전 세계에 2600여 개체만이 잔존하는 것으로 알려진 멸종위기의 조류이다. 한국에는 월동 시기 철원, 연천 등지에서 1000개체 정도가 월동하고 있다. 최근에는 재두루미의 수가 증가하여 1500~2000개체까지 월동하고 있다. 물론 이 조차도 사람으로 따지면 1개 동민에 채 지나지 않는 수다. 사람들의 사고에 의한 죽음은 신문이나 TV 등에 소개되는 경우가 많다. 어쩌면 인간이기 때문에 당연히 관심이 가는 […]

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  • Welcoming a new Partner, Pukorokoro Miranda Naturalist Trust

    Pukorokoro Miranda Naturalist Trust(PMNT) became the 22nd Partner of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway (EAAF) Partnership as from 27 June 2010. PMNT has been established since 1975 and in that time has worked with migratory shorebirds, particularly on the adjacent Ramsar site in the Firth of Thames in the North Island of New Zealand. […]

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  • WWF-Hong Kong, Using Mobile Technology for Environmental Education in Schools

    To mark the World Migratory Bird Day 2010, WWF-Hong Kong organized one of its ten training courses using IT for environmental education. WWF brought conservation and mobile devices together at the Mai Po Nature Reserve to increase educational awareness. Particularly, primary school teachers experienced using a range of mobile technologies. The main focus of the […]

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  • Workshops on strategic directions for flyway activities

    The Africa-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) celebrated its 15th anniversary on 14-15 June 2010 at The Hague, The Netherlands. A major part of this event was six workshops on aspects of AEWA work, to review achievement and challenges and recommend strategic directions for coming years. The EAAFP’s Chief Executive participated in the event and presented an […]

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  • International Workshop on Conservation of Cranes

    During 28 May to 3 June, an international workshop on conservation of cranes was held at Muraviovka Park, Amur region, in the Russian Far East. It was organised by the International Crane Foundation and Muraviovka Park for Sustainable Land Use (a private venture), in cooperation with the Wetlands International – IUCN Crane Specialist Group and […]

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  • Outcomes and activities of The Spoon-billed Sandpiper Recovery Team

    The Spoon-billed Sandpiper Recovery Team (SBS RT) lead by Christoph Zockler has recently released a special paper summarizing the hunting threat in Myanmar. During the Fourth Meeting of Partners of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partership, Feb 2010, SBS RT was welcomed by the Partnership and could become a species task force under the […]

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  • Secretariat Activity of World Migratory Bird Day, 7 May 2010

    To mark the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD), the EAAFP Secretariat invited eighty students and their parents from Haesong Elementary School in Songdo on 7 May 2010 to the Waterbird Watching & Education Program. Lectures were given by Deputy Director and Science Officer to explain about waterbirds and their flyways as well as the Partnership […]

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  • Boosted up for Yellow Sea Ecoregion collaboration

    On 27-28 April 2010, over fifty National Nature Reserve (NNR) managers and administrators from China’s central and local governments convened at Yalu Jiang NNR in Donggang, Dandong. Ten people from overseas (Wetlands International, Pukorokoro Miranda Naturalist Trust, EAAF Partnership and Republic of Korea’s Local Government officials) also attended the meeting. The workshop was organized by […]

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  • Improved conservation prospects for Scaly-sided Merganser

    On 28-30 April 2010, over 20 researchers and administrators met in Vladivostok, in the Russian Far East, to develop an action plan for the Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus – a globally threatened diving duck. The workshop was coordinated by the Russian hosts and involved participants from the species’ main range states (Russian Federation, People’s Republic […]

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  • Loss of attention to highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza

    The Scientific Task Force on Avian Influenza and Wild Birds expressed its concerns on shrinking attention and support to study of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza. The task force is jointly led by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) with 15 international collaborating bodies offering experts on avian influenza […]

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