• Dabbling duck tracking in Bangladesh

    In order to understand habitat use, migration patters and possible transmission of diseases, a total of 38 migratory dabbling ducks were fitted with GPS tags (solar powered) in northeast Bangladesh last month. Eurasian Wigeon with a tracker on its back. © Sayam U. Chowdhury_IUCN BD This study is part of the collaborative project by IUCN […]

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  • Farewell to Programme Assistant Sungkyung Kang

    Written by Sungkyung Kang During the internship, my working skills are improved a lot as communicated with many partners and stakeholders, managed website, and supported other various tasks. All of the work experiences are meaningful and become valuable moments in my life. It is hard to explain all of my precious memories in the EAAFP. […]

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  • In loving memory of Dr. Lew Young

    ©EAAFP Secretariat The memorial service to honor Dr. Lew Young, the Chief Executive of EAAFP Secretariat, was organized on Tuesday 19th March 2019 in Songdo G-Tower, Incheon, Republic of Korea at 14:00. The funeral service for Lew was conducted in Beijing on the 11th  March followed by the first memorial service in Hong Kong on […]

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  • Call for EAAFP WMBD 2019 Small Grant application (events in May)

    World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. . In 2018, WMBD unified the planet’s major migratory bird corridors, or flyways: the African-Eurasian flyway, the East Asian-Australasian flyway, and the Americas flyways. It is now celebrated twice a year, on the Second Saturday […]

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  • EAAFP Science Unit set up in Beijing

    The Science Unit of EAAFP was formally established in Beijing to underpin the scientific work of the EAAFP, after the adoption of Decision Document 5 on 14th December 2018 during the 10th Meeting of Partners (MoP 10) and the MoU signing between Beijing Forestry University and EAAFP. The signing of MoU to establish EAAFP Science […]

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  • AWSG North-west Australia Satellite Tracking Project Update (Part 2 & 3)

    This is the 2nd and 3rd update on the AWSG satellite tracking project. The highlight is again the performance of the Oriental Pratincoles. All four have now left Australia on northward migration. The leading bird has now been in Cambodia for over a week and settled by the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, where […]

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  • Updates of worldwide avian influenza situation by FAO/EMPRES-AH (Nov 2018-Mar 2019)

    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 the OIE/FAO OFFLU (www.offlu.net) provide access to timely information on outbreaks, […]

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  • Memorial Service for Dr. Lew Young

      Memorial Service for Dr. Lew Young The service will be arranged in Beijing, Hong Kong and Incheon in following schedule. *If you are not able to attend the memorial service, please feel free to come to EAAFP Secretariat office at 3rd floor, G-Tower, Songdo on 20 – 22 March between 9:00 and 18:00. We […]

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  • EAAFP Chief Executive, Dr. Lew Young passes away

      The EAAFP Secretariat is deeply sad to announce that the Chief Executive of EAAFP, Dr. Lew Young passed away on 5th March 2019 in Beijing due to a sudden heart attack. He is 60 years old. Lew joined the EAAFP Secretariat as Chief Executive in March 2018. This is a tragic loss for the […]

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  • AWSG North-west Australia Satellite Tracking Project Updates

    This is the fifth year the AWSG’s North-west Australia Waders and Terns Expedition team has fitted satellite transmitters on migratory waders. Five 5g transmitters were fitted on Little Curlew with the hope for more success to compare to the previous studies in 2013 and 2015; and five 2g transmitters were, for the first time in […]

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