• 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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  • Hanns Seidel Foundation – Study Tour and Workshop in Hong Kong

    Hanns Seidel Foundation – Korea Connecting people through environment conservation – Study tour and workshop in Hong Kong A study tour with a delegation from North Korea took place in mid-September and introduced experts from the Ministry of Land and Environment Protection to Mai Po Nature Reserve, the only Ramsar Site in Hong Kong. The […]

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  • Who will rid me of this turbulent pest?

    Spike Millington Chief Executive of EAAFP We spend a lot of time promoting the protection and management of sites and habitat for migratory waterbirds. The rationale for the EAAFP Flyway Site Network is based on protecting and managing sites that can secure the long-term migratory pathways for the different species and groups of migratory waterbirds. […]

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  • New mission underway to tag Spoon-billed Sandpipers

    11 October, 2017 Guy Anderson, Saving the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Its October again, and the brief Arctic summer is well and truly over. The annual cycle of Arctic-breeding waders mirrors the tides that many see every day outside the breeding season. The boreal winter is low tide – birds settled in their wintering quarters. Then as […]

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  • East Asian-Australasian Flyway Exhibition

    EAAFP Secretariat East Asian-Australasian Flyway Exhibitions include sets of photographs or artworks that can be displayed at Flyway Network Sites (visitor centers, city events, etc.). It is not credit-free, but helps Flyway Network Site Managers to raise awareness at the local level. Thanks to the voluntary contribution of many photographers and artists, we have developed […]

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  • CEPA Strategy and Action Plan 2017 – 2021

    The East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership is about migratory birds, people, and habitat. This CEPA Strategy is aimed at the people in the Flyway who can help secure the future for migratory birds along the flyway – it is for government representatives, site managers and local communities at key sites along the flyway, as well as […]

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  • Briefing Paper for Site Managers: Benefits and Expectations of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Site Network

    The CEPA Working Group has worked with the Secretariat to update the original version of this paper. While it targets Site Managers identifying for them 7 key Benefits and 6 key Expectations of being part of the of Flyway Site Network, it is also of value in highlighting for other implementers the important role that Site Managers play at the […]

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