• 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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  • Field Trip to the Seocheon

    On 26-27th of July 2018, EAAFP Secretariat went on a field trip to the Seocheon City area to review the current status of EAAFP’s Flyway Network Sites (FNS): EAAF100 Geum River Estuary and EAAF101 Yubu-do Tidal Flat with local experts. On the first day of the field trip, we visited the Geum River Estuary, Saemangeum […]

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  • Meeting with the new mayor of Hwaseong City

    On 23 August, the EAAFP Secretariat attended a meeting with the new mayor of Hwaseong City, Mr. Cheol-Mo Seo, and the members of the Korea Federation for Environmental Movement (KFEM), one of the main NGOs in the country. The meeting was to discuss the conservation of the Hwaseong coastal wetlands, such as by designating it […]

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  • Tubbataha30: Reefs for Keeps

    Celebrating 30 Years of Marine Conservation On Saturday, 11 August 2018, the Tubbataha Protected Area Management Board (TPAMB) is commemorating the 30-year anniversary of the establishment of the Tubbataha Reefs as a marine protected area. Tubbataha30: Reefs for Keeps celebrates the preservation of Tubbataha’s abundant fish, coral reefs, and seabirds as well as the reefs’ […]

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  • EAAFP concludes MOU with the Korea South-East Power Co., Ltd. to support local NGOs for conservation of migratory birds and their habitats

    The East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) Secretariat and the Korea South-East Power Co., Ltd. (KOEN) has concluded a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support the activities of civil environmental organisations in Incheon for conservation of migratory birds and their habitats, on 9thAug, 2018. In Incheon Metropolitan City, there are several organisations working on the […]

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  • ASEAN, India See Importance of Protected Areas in Addressing Sustainable Development Goals

    Most, if not all of the ASEAN Member States (AMS) have taken the necessary actions towards the achievement of Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 on the conservation of protected areas, according to the Second Edition of the ASEAN Biodiversity Outlook (ABO 2) of the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB). Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 states that, “By […]

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  • Farewell to Programme Assistant Mijin

    Written by Mijin Park     It was my pleasure to work in EAAFP Secretariat. I would like to mention three impressive things that I have experienced here. I enjoyed birdwatching a lot. Together with other staffs, we went to several places for birdwatching like Namdong, Sorae, and Gojan. I could see real life outdoors. […]

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  • Far Eastern Curlew Conservation – Project Update

    A group of volunteers assisting with habitat restoration on Comerong Island, NSW For the past year Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) has been leading an innovative project engaging communities along the east coast of Australia in conserving the critically endangered Far Eastern Curlew, the largest shorebird in the world. Titled Community Conservation of Far Eastern Curlew, […]

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