• 황새복원팀, 국내 최초 검은머리갈매기 월동경로 확인

    청주=뉴시스 / 박재원 기자 = 한국교원대학교 황새복원연구팀은 멸종위기 검은머리갈매기의 월동 경로를 발견했다고 2일 밝혔다. 연구팀에 따르면 검은머리갈매기 번식지(인천 송도신도시 매립지)에서 태어난 새끼 50마리 중 한 마리가 지난달 20일 일본 야마구찌현 야마구찌시 아지수에서 발견됐다. 연구팀은 “정확한 이동경로와 생존율을 연구하기 위해 번식지에서 알에서 깨어난 새끼를 대상으로 표식을 달아주고 있다”며 “그동안 수수께끼로만 여겨졌던 검은머리갈매기 이동 경로의 실마리가 풀릴 […]

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  • Save Sonadia, Save Spoon-billed Sandpiper in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh SBS Conservation Project team has finally launched a yearlong awareness campaign on Sonadia Island. More than 500 people participated in the event that included shorebird photo exhibition, film shows on SBS work in Bangladesh and Russia, folks songs and drama on bird conservation highlighting SBS. The Upazila Nirbahi Officer – Sub-district Executive Officer of […]

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  • Stakeholders’ Awareness Workshop on 17-18 December to include Bako-Buntal Bay of Malaysia in Flyway Site Network (FSN) of EAAFP

    Bako-Buntal Bay consultation workshop was held to raise stakeholders’ awareness on Bako-Buntal Bay being included in the Flyway Site Network (FSN) of the EAAFP on 17-18 December 2012. About 300 people from Bako, Buntal and Asajaya and non-governmental organisations attended the workshop. The bay is the first site to be recognised as such for Malaysia, […]

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  • National Wetland Trust of New Zealand Holds a Family Fun Event to Celebrate World Wetlands Day in Lake Serpentine on 3 February 2013

    On 3rd of February at Lake Serpentine/Rotopiko, National Wetland Trust of New Zealand will be held a family fun event to mark World Wetlands Day and celebrate the start of the National Wetland Centre project. The event includes walks, arts and photography courses, kid activities, tree climbing demonstration and others. Visit for more information

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  • Asian Waterbird Census Newsletter (#19) of December 2012 Published

    The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC), is part of the International Waterbird Census that provides an important mechanism to monitor waterbirds at Ramsar sites and other important wetlands world. This programme also serves to raise awareness of the importance of wetlands and waterbirds. The latest Asian Waterbird Census AWC Newsletter (#19) has been published. In this […]

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  • IUCN WCC 2012 Final Resolution on Conservation of East Asian-Australasian Flyway and its Threatened Waterbirdsis Available Online

    Following IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012 in Jeju, South Korea in last September, the final Resolution on conservation of EAAF and its threatened waterbirds is available on the IUCN website now. These Resolutions and Recommendations, together with the IUCN Programme 2013-2016, constitute the foundation for the work of the Union and assist IUCN in achieving […]

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  • CAF States Agree on Extending AEWA

    The Range States of Central Asia have unanimously agreed to extend the Agreement on African Eurasia Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) geographical area to encompass the entire Central Asian Flyway (CAF) region and incorporate the CAF Waterbird Action Plan under the Agreement. The meeting on the way forward for the CAF legal framework took place in in […]

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  • Seocheon County Committed To Conservation and Management of Migratory Waterbird Habitats

    Seocheon International Migratory Waterbird Symposium was held on 16 November in Seocheon, South Korea to explore options and learn from international best practice to ensure the conservation and management of migratory waterbird habitats for Seocheon, including appropriate ecotourism development. There were 100 international and domestic participants, including delegates from National Parks Board of Singapore, WWF-Hong […]

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  • Students in tourism business visit Mai Po Nature Reserve – Hong Kong

    To mark the Year of Wetland and Tourism for Ramsar, over 60 students from the Institute for Tourism Studies of Macau joined a guided visit to Mai Po Nature Reserve (MPNR) to learn about sustainable tourism practices in early November 2012. This visit for students was to experience first-hand how a sustainably-managed wetland can accommodate […]

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  • 4th WLI Asia Conference will be held in Suncheon, South Korea on 19-20 April 2013

    The 4th WLI Asia conference will be held in Suncheon, South Korea, on the 19th and 20th of April 2013. The event will include updates from partners, workshops on wetland CEPA activities, and planning for future projects. Funding is likely to be available for some international delegates. For details, go to http://wli.wwt.org.uk/2012/12/members/asia/asia-news/wli-asia-conference-2013/

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