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  • Wader Quest The newletter February 2016

    Wader Quest The newletter is the main publication of Wader Quest, which is a charity that aims to involve local groups and communities in Wader conservation. The latest fourth issue in January 2016 has recently been published. Some articles from the issue are shared on our website: Introducing the Bangladesh Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation Project (BSCP) The future […]

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  • 2016 World Wetlands Day Statement from CBD

    MESSAGE OF THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY BRAULIO FERREIRA DE SOUZA DIAS on the occasion of the WORLD WETLANDS DAY “Wetlands for Our Future: Sustainable Livelihoods” 2 February 2016   The wetlands of today are essential for human health and prosperity, and the benefits they provide have enormous economic and social value. As confirmed by […]

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  • Habitat Management Plan and Conservation of Threatened Waterbirds in Sonadia Island

    Md. Golam Rabbi (Bangladesh Forest Department) rabbi_rk@yahoo.com INTRODUCTION Sonadia Island[EAAF103] is located in south eastern Bangladesh, north-west of Cox’s Bazaar. Island was declared an Ecologically Critical Area (ECA) by the Government of Bangladesh in 1999 which includes Sonadia Island in its entirety and most of Ghotivanga Mouza in adjacent Moheshkhali Island. Around 4916 ha in […]

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  • Haesong high school students visit G-Tower

    Read in other languages: Joohee Lee, EAAFP Intern 14 October 2015, 50 of Haesong High School students visited G-Tower in Songdo, Incheon, Republic of Korea. This was part of a program to encourage their global view by learning about Incheon and the international organizations hosted here. Tomoko Ichikawa, Communication Officer, was invited to give a lecture on EAAFP’s […]

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  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force: News Bulletin No.14, August 2015

    The 14th Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force (SBS TF) News Bulletin is downloadable 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. Foreword from the Editor Guest Editorial by Spike Millington Boat Race for Conservation – Sonadia, Bangladesh Once was a BirdHunter Myanmar […]

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  • Relevant Scientific Articles updated in Apr 2015

    If you need full scientific articles, please contact Dr Judit Szabo, the science officer.   ANATIDAE Fox, A. D., K. Kuhlmann Clausen, L. Dalby, T. K. Christensen, and P. Sunde. 2015. Age-ratio bias among hunter-based surveys of Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope based on wing vs. field samples. Ibis 157:391–395.   CRANES Khan, A., P. Chandan, […]

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  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force: News Bulletin No.13, February 2015

    The 13th Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force (SBS TF) News Bulletin is downloadable 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. Foreword from the Editor Russkaya Koshka expedition June 2014 – first positive trends in the breeding grounds Ringing SBS at stopover […]

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  • Myanmar Conservation Group Protects Endangered Bird Species

    Author: Logan Linnane   As the level of human and infrastructural development in Myanmar continually climbs, the status of the republic’s wildlife looks bleak more than ever. The Spoon-Billed Sandpiper is one of the world’s most Critically Endangered birds, with a population falling below 500 members. While the drop in population couldn’t be any more […]

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  • Singapore Intertidal Zone Conservation Symposium

    A two-day Symposium on Intertidal Conservation in Southeast Asia was held at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve (SBWR) in Singapore on 12-13 June 2014, co-hosted by BirdLife International, the National Parks Board, the National University of Singapore’s Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Law (APCEL/NUS), and the Nature Society of Singapore. The Symposium aimed to raise awareness […]

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