• Books published by Wader Quest

    Wader Quest is publishing three books, written by Rick and Elis Simpson, founders of Wader Quest, here are review and introduction of the books.  “Eury The Spoon-billed Sandpiper” (published: ISBN 978-0-9955146-0-7) “’Eury The Spoon-billed Sandpiper’ is a beautifully written and illustrated story about the life cycle experience of a critically endangered wader. The title itself […]

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  • Updates of worldwide avian influenza situation by FAO/EMPRES-AH (Jan – Mar 2020)

    FAO/EMPRES-AH is constantly monitoring the avian influenza situation worldwide and compiles 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 […]

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  • Floating roost for weary migratory shorebirds on trial in Republic of Korea

    The Yellow Sea, encircled by the coasts of China and the Korean peninsula is very much synonymous with the conservation of migratory waterbirds in the Eastern Hemisphere. The region is not only recognized for the high diversity and abundance of shorebirds which depend on it but, unfortunately, wide-ranging and pervasive threats to their survival. As […]

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  • Connecting Land and Sea – Pacific Seabird Group 47th Annual Meeting

    Pacific Seabird Group (PSG), formed in 1972, is a society of professional seabird researchers and managers dedicated to the study and conservation of seabirds and their environment focusing on the Pacific region, and they held the 47th Annual Meeting at Portland, Oregon, United States, from 12 to 15 February 2020. EAAFP Seabird Working Group joined […]

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  • [Change of Date] The 1st East Asian-Australasian Flyway Shorebird Science Meeting

    The 1st East Asian-Australasian Flyway Shorebird Science Meeting, previously scheduled to be held on 5-8th May, will be postponed to 3-6th November 2020 as a result of the coronavirus situation. Registration will open on 1st August and close on 1st October 2020. Applications for travel awards will be open from early March. Please check the […]

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  • Ecology and Peace, PyeongChang Peace Forum 2020

    The Demilitarized Zone, also known as DMZ, has been widely acknowledged as one of the most well-preserved areas in the world due to the variety of endangered animal and plant species. Gangwon-do Province and PyeongChang County, therefore, organized the PyeongChang Peace Forum 2020, which took place from 9-11 February 2020 at PyeongChang Alpensia Convention Center […]

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  • “Year of the Cranes” story series #2 – Connecting Cranes and Community: The 2nd International Crane Camp in Cheorwon 2020

    * Please scroll down for Russian version In celebrating the Year of the Crane, the enchanting 2nd International Crane Camp took place from 4th to 6th February, 2020 in Cheorwon, Ro Korea, aiming to educate and linking students from breeding and wintering sites of the cranes in North-east Asia. This year, there were a total […]

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  • ”Flyway: connecting people and migratory waterbirds” story series #2 – Interview with Georgina Steytler, Grand Prix Winner of 2019 EAAFP Waterbirds Photo Contest

    Our second interviewee ”Flyway: connecting people and migratory waterbirds” story series is Ms. Georgina Steytler from Australia, Grand Prix Winner of 2019 EAAFP Waterbirds Photo Contest, to share with us her success story. EAAFP: Ms. Georgina Steytler, Please introduce yourself. Georgina: My name is Georgina Steytler. I am a conservationist and part-time photographer from Australia. […]

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  • A documentary about the Mundok Migratory Bird Reserve

    The North Korean Ministry of Land and Environment Protection published a documentary about the Mundok Migratory Bird Reserve. EAAFP Secretariat, Ramsar Convention Secretariat, IUCN and Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) Korea had initiated wetland conservation in DPRK in recent years, and last year, WWF-Hong Kong and Hong Kong Bird Watching Society (HKBWS) also joined to organize […]

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  • Farewell to Programme Assistant, Jiyae Yim

    In the words of Ms. Jiyae Yim “I would say that the 11-months of internship in the EAAFP Secretariat have become a huge turning point in my life. Even though I had a concept of environment, I did not have a clear concept of biodiversity, especially I had no interest in migratory waterbirds. During my […]

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