• Welcome (back) Hyeseon !

    Spike Millington We are very happy to welcome Ms. Hyeseon Do as new EAAFP Program Officer, replacing Ms. Minseon Kim, who is studying for a Master’s degree at the University of Cambridge, UK. Ms. Do was selected from a very strong group of applicants for this position, reflecting the high profile of EAAFP as an […]

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  • FAO: Highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in 2016 and 2017 – observations and future perspectives

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations released a 2017 November update on the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus. A link to the PDF is attached below. PDF :  Highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in 2016 and 2017 – observations and future perspectives

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  • Knots Drawing Competition 2017

    The 2017 Knots Drawing Competition celebrates the life of Knots to raise awareness of Red Knots and Great Knots. The theme is “The Future of the Knots,” to inspire viewers about Knots and their life, their future with people, and call for conservation of the Knots. There were 94 entries in the competition and 15 […]

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  • Welcome, Yoon Kyung Lee, Fundraising Manager

    Spike Millington, Chief Executive of EAAFP The EAAFP Finance Committee established at MOP8 in Japan has been discussing how to increase and diversify funding sources to put EAAFP on a more stable and sustainable footing, notably for the functioning of the Secretariat. At MOP9 in Singapore earlier this year, Partners agreed to the recruitment of […]

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  • EAAFP at CMS COP12: Their Future is Our Future

    Clinton Poletti, Content Manager The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, or more simply, the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), is an international organization put together under the United Nations Environment Programme with the goal of conserving the terrestrial, marine, and avian migratory species throughout their range. As such, CMS and […]

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  • Farewell to Songdo

    Spike Millington recently finished his service as Chief Executive to Secretariat of EAAFP. The following is a note from him on his six years in the position. It was a cold February evening in 2012 when I first arrived in Incheon and took the bus over the impressive suspension bridge and into Songdo, in preparation […]

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  • Side Event on ‘International Single Species Action Plans for Baer’s Pochard and Far Eastern Curlew’ at COP12

    Connie Warren At the 12th Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS COP12) in Manila in October, the EAAFP, the Government of Australia, BirdLife International and BirdLife Australia hosted a side event to showcase the International Single Species Action Plans for Baer’s Pochard and Far Eastern Curlew that were up for […]

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  • Siberia to the saltponds and back again

    Dampier Salt partnering with the East-Asian-Australasian Flyway to protect the future of migratory shorebirds Rio Tinto Millions of migratory birds take to the skies annually to escape cold temperatures and to reach new feeding grounds. These cyclical intercontinental trips are instinctive and the knowledge of the different geographic paths, known as flyways, has been passed […]

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  • Third Shanghai International Nature Conservation Festival

    EAAFP Secretariat Spike attended the Celebrity Forum of the Third Shanghai International Nature Conservation Festival on the weekend of the 21-22nd October. On Saturday he gave a presentation on why we need to work together to save migratory waterbirds before an audience of local citizens, with a specific focus on Shanghai, including the need to […]

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  • 11月8日(水)アジア湿地シンポジウム・サイドイベント開催

    18 October 2017   2017年11月7日から11日まで佐賀市にて、アジア湿地シンポジウムが開催されます。その中で、サイドイベント「Population Decline of Migratory Waterbirds and Habitat Changes–Shorebirds as Indicators」を企画・開催し、干潟の減少や、干潟を生息地とする渡り鳥が直面する問題について、日本の事例を異なる世代・地域間で共有し、今後の干潟保全管理について皆さんと考える機会を提供します。 日時:11月8日(水)ランチタイム(12:00-13:00) 場所:ホテルグランデはがくれ・フラワーホール 主催:EAAFP事務局、ラムサールネットワーク日本、バードライフ・インターナショナル東京 プログラム: Shorebirds in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (T. Ichikawa, EAAFP Secretariat) Video message: Wetlands in those good old days (N. Hirakata & R. Tokitsu, Ariake Fisheries Cooperative) Decline of shorebirds: 40-Year-Nationwide-Data in Japan (T. Nuka, Wild Bird Society […]

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