• Songdo Urban Waterfowl Wetland Development Conference

    Seminar on Environmental Restoration and Sustainability on the Korean Peninsula In order to compensate for the loss of the tidal-flat associated with reclamation for building the new Songdo district, in Incheon, Ro Korea, the Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority (IFEZ) has initiated a waterbird habitat restoration project. From 27th to 29th November 2019, Songdo Urban […]

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  • Long-term population study on Greater White-fronted Goose in Japan

    Japan has the largest population of Greater White-fronted Geese Anser albifrons wintering in eastern Asia. The effective conservation of this East Asia goose population requires an understanding of their status and distribution in Japan. Researchers from Miyagi Prefectural Izunuma-Uchinuma Environmental Foundation analysed long-term (15-year) national population trends, as well as those in the four main […]

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  • Farewell to Communication Assistant Haejin Park

    In the words of Ms. Haejin Park “I was a regular student majoring in Communication BA, who was also interested in sustainable development. As a Communication Assistant in EAAFP, I expected to learn practical communication skills, especially in the environment and sustainability field. However, working for six months, I learned much more than merely communication […]

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  • 2nd East Asian Australasian Flyway Research and Development Congress held in Philippines

    About 200 researchers, scientists, government representatives and conservationists on migratory birds convened for the Second East Asian Australasian Flyway Research and Development Congress, a three-day event which commenced yesterday morning, October 8, 2019 at the L’Fisher Hotel, Bacolod City, Philippines. In the keynote message of the DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu, delivered by Undersecretary Jim […]

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  • Workshop to Develop a Long-term Strategy for Crane Conservation in the East Asian Flyway

    The workshop, held at Beijing Forestry University from 20-22 October 2019, was jointly organized by the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Secretariat Science Unit and the International Crane Foundation (ICF), with a principal goal of drafting a ten-year Crane Strategy and Action Plan for the East Asian Flyway, comprising Russia, Mongolia, China, DPR Korea, Ro […]

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  • What did we learn from the bird community monitoring in the Chaun Delta, Chukotka, Russia

    There are very few field monitoring camps in North-East Asia where regular monitoring of breeding birds takes place. Almost none among them consider all groups of tundra breeding birds, as follows, waterbirds like cranes, shorebirds, and passerines;  none, but Chaun Delta camp. We started monitoring work at this site in 2011 and it for the […]

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  • 2019 Shinan International Symposium on Conservation Strategy for Migratory Birds and Their Habitats in the Yellow Sea

    On the 12th and 13th of November 2019, “Shinan International Symposium on Conservation Strategy for Migratory Birds and Their Habitats in the Yellow Sea” was held in Shinan, RO Korea, followed by 3rd Meeting of the Trilateral Yellow Sea Working Group on 11th Nov (click for more details), under the host of Shinan County, Ministry […]

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  • Farewell to Programme/Communication Assistant Alexandra Myakonkova

    Written by Alexandra Myakonkova On one fine summer day, I checked my university email and saw an internship opportunity from EAAFP! After checking the EAAFP website and seeing the purpose, objectives, information about the flyway, and migratory waterbirds, I started working on my internship application right away. It was always a goal of mine to […]

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  • Festival of Wings 2019

    It’s the time of year again, when the spotlight falls on the wetlands of Kuala Selangor, Malaysia, and its resident and migratory birds. On the 19th October 2019, Pesta Sayap (Festival of Wings) was part of the Karnival Kuala Selangor 2019 with a range of activities at the Dataran Melawati, Kuala Selangor town. Now in […]

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  • Winners of 2019 EAAFP Waterbirds Photo Contest Unveiled

    The results of the first-ever EAAFP Waterbirds Photo Contest is finally released. More than 1000 photo entries were submitted to four categories. Over 350 participants joined the contest. The Grand Prix Winner goes to a photo of a Bar-tailed Godwit, by Georgina Steytler from Australia. In order to raise awareness of the importance of conservation […]

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