• MOP9 CEPA Interactive Sessions Report

    Sandra Hails, CEPA Working Group Chair Two interactive group sessions were held at the Ninth Meeting of the Partners (MOP9) for all participants. Interactive Session 1: Developing a long-term vision for EAAFP and the Flyway Interactive Session 2: Mechanism for increasing engagement for Partnership The first session asked participants, working within groups, to imagine the […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2017 – Wasur

    Event Title: Migratory Bird Monitoring and Campaign to Celebrate WMBD 2017 in Wasur National Park, Papua, Indonesia Organizer: Wasur National Park Number of Participants: 21 students, 16 Wasur NP Staff members, and one Wetlands International Staff member participated directly in the event. During the public event, hundreds of beach visitor participated indirectly. Summary: World Migratory […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2017 – Gorontalo

    Event Title: World Migratory Bird Day – Gorontalo Organizer: Biodiversitas Gorontalo (Biota) Number of Participants: Birdwatching: 30 participants Educational activity (school visit): up to 515 school students and teachers Photo exhibition: more than 300 people. Summary: Indonesia, Biodiversitas Gorontalo (Biota) together with partners successfully organized several planned activities, including bird watching, educational activities at schools, […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2017 – Samutsongkram Province

    Event Name: World Migratory Bird Day – Samutsongkram Province Organizer: Thai Wetlands Foundation Number of Participants: 47 participants in total. Activities were planned for 30 students from primary school near Donhoilod Ramsar site, Samutsongkram Province and 15 students from Phetchaburi Rajabhat university located in Phetchaburi Province. Outcome: The participants gained knowledge and understanding about the importance of […]

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  • Yeongjong-do Mudflat Migratory Bird Day (2017 영종도 갯벌 철새의 날)

    Event title: Yeongjong-do Mudflat Migratory Bird Day (2017 영종도 갯벌 철새의 날) Organizer: The event was co-hosted by GREENKOREA INCHEON(인천녹색연합), Incheon Bridge((주)인천대교) and supported by Incheon Metropolitan City(인천광역시), Incheon Metropolitan City Office of Education(인천광역시교육청), Incheon Junggu office(중구청) and EAAFP. Participants: Around 400 students from surrounding schools.  Summary: On May 20th, ‘The 2017 Yeongjong-do Mudflat Migratory Bird […]

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  • Yeongjong-do Mudflat Migratory Bird Day (2017 영종도 갯벌 철새의 날)

    Event title: Yeongjong-do Mudflat Migratory Bird Day (2017 영종도 갯벌 철새의 날) Organizer: The event was co-hosted by GREENKOREA INCHEON(인천녹색연합), Incheon Bridge((주)인천대교) and supported by Incheon Metropolitan City(인천광역시), Incheon Metropolitan City Office of Education(인천광역시교육청), Incheon Junggu office(중구청) and EAAFP. Participants: Around 400 students from surrounding schools.  Summary: On May 20th, ‘The 2017 Yeongjong-do Mudflat Migratory […]

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  • WMBD 2017 – Hong Kong

    Event title: Launch of a tailor-made education pack about wetlands, waterbirds and sustainable living Organizer: Fujian Minjiang River Estuary Wetland National Nature Reserve and WWF-Hong Kong Summary: To celebrate World Migratory Bird Day, Fujian Minjiang River Estuary Wetland National Nature Reserve and WWF-Hong Kong organized a launch ceremony of the education pack “Connect with the […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2017- Bangladesh

    Event title: World Migratory Bird Day Event Organizer: Nature Conservation Society Participants: Nearly 1000. Most of them were school and college students & members of the local community Outcome: – Mass awareness for youth and local community for the conservation of wetlands and supported species, specifically migratory birds. – Motivation of policy makers, social and media […]

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  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force: News Bulletin No.17, April 2017

    The 17th Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force (SBS TF) News Bulletin is now available here. The contents are as below. To read previous news bulletins and find out more about Spoon-billed Sandpiper, please visit our SBS TF page. Contents Foreword from the Editor Guest Editorial by Minister Min Kyi Win Workshop on SBS National Action Plan in Mawlamyine, Myanmar […]

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  • Studies show climate change having an adverse effect on migrating waterbirds

    Spike Millington, Chief Executive EAAFP Secretariat It is well known that migratory birds have adapted the timing and altitude of their migratory journeys to take advantage of prevailing tail winds that result from global climate patterns. For example, Bar-tailed Godwits breeding in Alaska can use favorable wind patterns after the breeding season to make their […]

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