• EAAFP Welcomes New Finance Officer

    The EAAFP Secretariat is happy to introduce our new Administration and Finance Officer, Ms. Yejin Jung from the Republic of Korea. Ms. Jung has been engaged in environmental conservation since receiving both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Environmental Science and Environmental Chemistry at the Catholic University of Korea, respectively. She has more than fifteen […]

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  • Birdwatching in Songdo

    7 September 2017 Viktoriya Kang, EAAFP Intern On 28 August 2017, a group of EAAFP staff members and Ms. Sunjeong Nam from the Incheon Black-faced Spoonbill Network with her assistants and two Japanese researchers organized birdwatching and Knot drawing activities in Songdo. Around forty children at elementary and middle school levels participated in the outdoor program […]

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  • First Meeting of YSLME Habitat WG in Songdo, Incheon

    Spike Millington, Chief Executive The Phase II UNDP/GEF Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem (YSLME) got up and running earlier this year, based in the same building as EAAFP in Songdo, Incheon. The project aims to promote adaptive ecosystem-based management in the Yellow Sea. A regional Working Group (WG) on Habitats has been set up to […]

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  • EAAFP at CMS COP12

    Spike Millington, Chief Executive The theme of 2017’s World Migratory Bird Day was “Their Future is Our Future”, highlighting the interconnectedness of nature, people and birds. It was a popular theme and was selected to link with the theme of the Twelfth Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on Migratory Species, an EAAFP Partner. […]

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  • The 7th Rason International Trade Exhibition

    1 September 2017 Hanns Seidel Foundation Korea The 7th Rason International Trade Exhibition – Promoting environment conservation in the Rason Economic and Trade Zone. For the 7th time, the Rason International Trade exhibition took place in Rason, DPR Korea. Domestic and international exhibitors, mostly from China, presented their goods and services to local visitors. Hanns […]

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  • Workshop Promotes Wetland Management for the China Crane Flyways

    Jim Harris, Senior Vice President of the International Crane Foundation Along the greatest of the world’s crane flyways, six species of cranes cross the semi-arid landscapes of northeast China where rainfall is variable and unreliable. The cranes follow a tension zone — water-hungry croplands to the east give way to grasslands and desert to the west, […]

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  • Position Vacant – Chief Executive

    The East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership is seeking a Chief Executive to lead and supervise the work and operations of its international Secretariat, based in Incheon, Republic of Korea. The Chief Executive leads a six-person Secretariat that supports the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP), a 35-member, informal and voluntary initiative to conserve […]

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  • Canary in the Arctic coal mine: warming harms migrating Red Knot

    by Gloria Dickie on 8 August 2017 The Arctic is warming faster than any other part of the world, and its ecosystems are changing quickly, with shifts in the timing of insect hatches, plant growth and more. Those changes are impacting migratory species that move between the Arctic, the tropics and temperate zones. One such species is […]

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  • Miyoung is migrating, but not too far!

    Spike Millington, Chief Executive at EAAFP When Ms. Miyoung Choi joined the Secretariat from Incheon City government in February 2014, she knew only one seabird and no shorebirds at all. The seabird was a “seagull”, most likely the Black-tailed Gull that is commonly encountered around tourist sites in Incheon. Three and a half years later […]

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  • Special lecture for the summer debate camp

    Viktoriya Kang, EAAFP intern Topic of the lecture:  Chocolate and migratory waterbirds: Can you see the world behind the product? Organiser: The State University of New York in Korea Participants: 42 High School students from Yeonsu-gu, Incheon Summary: On 4 August 2017, Tomoko Ichikawa, Communication Officer at EAAFP, visited the State University of New York […]

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