• Community based conservation of Baer’s Pochard in Myanmar

    Baer’s Pochard © Solo Mdy  Baer’s Pochard (Aythya baeri) has declined drastically in recent decades. In the 1990s Thailand and Bangladesh had hundreds of wintering birds, but in recent years the number has dropped to only a few birds wintering annually. Myanmar is another country with a good wintering population of Baer’s Pochard in the […]

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  • Inaugural Meeting of the Alliance of Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of Yellow and Bohai Sea

    Group Photo ©Eco Foundation Global  On 25th January, 2019, the Alliance of Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of Yellow and Bohai Sea inaugural meeting and the first general assembly meeting was successfully held in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province. Meeting Photo ©Eco Foundation Global  Natural protected areas management department of Chinese National Forestry and Grassland Administration(NFGA), the Forestry […]

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  • EAAFP received donation from Korea South-East Power Co., Ltd. (KOEN)

    EAAFP Secretariat is excited to announce that we received a generous donation from the Korea South-East Power Co., Ltd. (KOEN) Yeongheung Power Division with 10,000,000 KRW (approximately 8,900 USD). On Friday February 1st 2019, Mr. Chang-sup Moon, the Senior Manager of Environmental Technology department and Mr. Sun-hyeon Jeong, the Senior Manager of Green Environment Team […]

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  • Updates of 2019 Spoon-billed Sandpiper Winter Census in China

    To understand the wintering situation of Spoon-billed Sandpiper in China, many volunteers from different organizations and institutions conducted a synchronized survey of the species in Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, and Hainan between 25th and 27th January 2019. Organizations participated in the survey include: Center for EAAF Studies of Beijing Forestry University, Shenzhen Mangrove Wetlands Conservation Foundation(MCF), […]

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  • Welcome to our new Deputy Chief Executive – Mr. Minjong Jeon

    Mr. Minjong Jeon studied Biology at the university. Since 1991, he had been working for Incheon Metropolitan City in the division of environmental protection, where he was also the focal point in the Incheon government for EAAFP. Mr. Jeon is happy to join at EAAFP as a Deputy Chief Executive because he is always interested […]

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  • Farewell to our Deputy Chief Executive – Mr. Dongkoo Yun

    We are sad to announce that our Deputy Chief Executive, Mr. Dongkoo Yun has returned to work with the Incheon Metropolitan City government at the end of his secondment to the EAAFP Secretariat. Mr. Yun joined the Secretariat in February 2016 and over a three year period, Mr. Yun worked hard to help with decision-making […]

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  • Results of the 2018 Knots Painting Competition: EAAFP’s activity for “Year of the Knots”

    To call for attention and urgent actions to save knots, EAAFP had marked 2017 and 2018 as “Year of the Knots”. One of the campaign activities was the organization of Knots Painting Competition. The painting competitions happened both in 2017 and 2018. The 2018 Knots Painting Competition was open to participating from 31 Aug 2018 […]

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  • Farewell to Yeonah Ku, Communication Specialist

    Written by Yeonah Ku I have worked for EAAFP for 6 months from early Aug, 2018 to early Feb, 2019. The 6 months in EAAFP gave me a brilliant chance to grow. When I started, I was looking at moving aboard, but at the same time I wanted to have more experience before taking the […]

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  • The EAAFP Secretariat visit to Cheonsu Bay and Hwaseong Wetlands in RO Korea

    The EAAFP Secretariat visited Flyway Network Sites Cheonsu Bay and Hwaseong Wetlands in RO Korea on 29th and 30th in January, 2019.  These two sites are the important sites for migratory waterbirds. In particular, large-scale farming as well as aquatic plants, fish, reeds at the sites provide good habitats that the birds.  Cheonsu Bay is […]

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  • Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI) holds meeting, determines path forward for 2019-2023

    Over 85 participants from 20 countries and over 60 organizations flocked to the Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI) East Asian-Australasian Flyway Implementation Workshop in Hainan, P.R. China December 5-8, 2018 ahead of the EAAFP 10th Meeting of the Parties. The Arctic Council’s Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), in partnership with the Department of […]

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