• Call for registration to 7th WLI Asia Conference

    The WLI-Asia Conference is organized by the RRC-EA for members of WLI-Asia, including managers and stakeholders of wetland centers, to regularly convene, share updated information, and discuss planned activities for the network. The 7th WLI-Asia Conference is now calling for registration to attend this conference. Date: 2-6 December 2019 Contact: rrcea.wliasia@gmail.com Registration: online registration form […]

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  • A poetic tour at the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary

    As the sun rises behind them, a row of birdwatchers stands next to spotting scopes on the shore of Gulf St. Vincent at Thompson Beach, waiting for the show to begin. The water at high tide is in close, up to the piles of seagrass washed up on the beach. After about one hour, the […]

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  • Understanding coastal erosion on beaches: A guide for managers, policymakers, and citizens scientists

    Before taking any measures on management of wetlands, we need to understand the dynamic system, therefore in 2019, “Understanding coastal erosion on beaches: A guide for managers, policymakers, and citizens scientists” was published, which was written by David M. Kennedy from The University of Melbourne, Kathy Mcinnes from CSIRO, Daniel Ierodiaconou from Deakin University. The […]

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  • Updates of conservation at Baer’s Pochard breeding sites in China (May to August 2019)

    Following the Bear’s Pochard breeding situation in China reported last year (see here) we have more exciting progress this summer. Hebei Province In Hengshuihu NNR (EAAF085), new restrictions on boat activity have been introduced during the most important period for Baer’s Pochard breeding.  Traditionally, fishing boats are not allowed to operate from 1st December to […]

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  • Seabird Die-Offs in Alaska

      (Photo © Sara Germain) What’s Happening? (Map provided by Coastal Observation Seabird Survey Team (COASST) coasst.org) Historically, seabird die-offs have occurred occasionally in Alaska; however, large die-off events have occurred annually in Alaska since 2015. Bird carcasses examined during these die-offs were consistently determined to have died due to starvation. Beginning in May 2019, […]

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  • Land Purchase at Pak Thale for conserving Spoon-billed Sandpiper

    On 6 September 2019, representatives from Bird Conservation Society of Thailand (BCST) has completed the purchase of the land at Pak Thale, Phetchaburi. The purchased land will be managed as a nature reserve for wintering Spoon-billed Sandpipers and other migratory shorebirds in the long-term. It will also serve as a place for shorebirds and coastal […]

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  • Team SPOON visited Ro Korea and raise awareness of “Conflicts of Greens”

    Established in Tokyo, Japan in 2015 by a group of young people, Team SPOON aims to connect Black-faced Spoonbills, people and nature. Black-faced Spoonbills are Endangered migratory waterbirds in East Asian-Australasian Flyway. By now 381 people from Japan and EAAF countries have become a SPOON member, each of the members was given a ring created […]

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  • EAAFP received donation from Eco-Horizon Institute

    EAAFP Secretariat is happy to announce that we received a donation from Eco-Horizon Institute with 10,000 USD. On Tuesday 13 August  2019, Myoung Ho (Mr) and and Jiyoung Jang (Ms) from the Eco-Horizon Institute(Website) visited our Secretariat office in Songdo to hand over a bequest donation on behalf of the late Mr. Youngcheol Shin. Per the […]

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  • The EAAFP Secretariat visit to 2019 SWS-Asia Chapter and KWS Joint Meeting in Suncheon, ROK

    Organizers: Society of Wetland Scientists – Asia Chapter, Suncheon City, Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA), and Korean Wetlands Society.  The EAAFP Secretariat communication team has attended the 2019 Society of Wetland Scientists-Asia Chapter and Korean Wetlands Society Joint Meeting, which took place from August 19th to August 22nd in Suncheon, Republic of Korea. More than 170 participants from […]

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  • Updates of worldwide avian influenza situation by FAO/EMPRES-AH (Sep 2019)

    FAO/EMPRES-AH is constantly monitoring the avian influenza situation worldwide andcompiles information from multiple national and international sources as well as peer-reviewed scientific articles. Close collaboration with country and regional offices, the implementation of avian influenza field surveillance projects, and networks of expertise like OIE/FAO’s OFFLU (www.offlu.net) provide access to timely information on outbreaks, surveillance findings, […]

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