• Developing Waterbirds and Habitats Database of China’s Coasts Project

    On 27 June 2018, Dr. Lew Young, the Chief Executive of the EAAFP Secretariat attended the project meeting of the “Developing Waterbirds and Habitats Database of China’s Coast”. From 2014-2015, the Paulson Institute carried out the important China Coastal Blueprint Project to review the status of China coastal wetlands along the Bohai and Yellow Seas, […]

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  • China-ASEAN Wildlife Conservation Training Workshop

    Dr. Lew Young, the Chief Executive of the EAAFP, attended China-ASEAN Wildlife Conservation Training Workshop in Sichuan, China for government officials from the ASEAN countries with responsibility for wildlife conservation, and to give a presentation on the work of the EAAFP and in the ASEAN region in particular. The workshop was held from 18th to […]

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  • Safe Passage: China Takes Steps to Protect Shorebirds Migrating from Australia to the Arctic

    February 15, 2018. By Terry Townshend Every year, millions of shorebirds migrate to the Arctic to breed—some coming from as far away as Australia and New Zealand—and then head back again. Nearly all of the birds making this journey spend time in the food-rich intertidal mudflats of the Yellow Sea ecoregion, on the east coast of […]

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  • China

    People’s Republic of China EAAFP Member since: 2008 Number of EAAFP Flyway Network Sites: 19 Focal Point Contact: Mr. ZHOU Xiuqing Birds Conservation and Management, Department of Wildlife Conservation, China National Forestry and Grassland Administration, China CITES Management Authority Email: citeszxq@sohu.com China has been a Partner since 2008. It now has 19 Flyway Network Sites, the […]

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  • Workshop Promotes Wetland Management for the China Crane Flyways

    Jim Harris, Senior Vice President of the International Crane Foundation Along the greatest of the world’s crane flyways, six species of cranes cross the semi-arid landscapes of northeast China where rainfall is variable and unreliable. The cranes follow a tension zone — water-hungry croplands to the east give way to grasslands and desert to the west, […]

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  • China maps its goals for coastal clean-up

    13 July 2017 Zhang Chun, Chinadialogue The new Marine Five-Year Plan outlines proposals for cleaner seas and better-managed coastlines, reports Zhang Chun In May, China’s central government published its marine strategy for the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), setting out broad aims and, for the first time, some binding targets. The Five-Year Plan’s (FYP) marine economic development plan […]

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  • Scientific Article: Home Range and Group Characteristics of Wintering Scaly-Sided Merganser in the Watershed of Poyang Lake, China

    The Pakistan Journal of Zoology recently published an article on the home range and group characteristics of Scaly-Sided Merganser Mergus squamatus in their wintering habitat. Home Range and Group Characteristics of Wintering Scaly-Sided Merganser Mergus squamatus in the Watershed of Poyang Lake, China Mingqin Shao1*, Bin Chen, Peng Cui, Binbin Zeng and Jianhong Jiang College of Life Science, […]

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  • A conference on developing effective coordinated monitoring of East Asian Waterbirds in the 21st century was held in China

    Yi Kunpeng, Chinese Academy of Sciences The International Conference on developing effective coordinated monitoring of East Asian Waterbirds in the 21st century was held on 6th-10th April 2017, in Hulun Lake National Nature Reserve, Inner Mongolia, China. More than 40 academics from 8 countries and regions, including China, Russia, Mongolia, Australia, Japan, the Republic of […]

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  • Spring tagging in Jiangsu, China: update from Dr. Guy Anderson

    26 May 2017 Dr. Guy Anderson, Saving the Spoon-billed Sandpiper In October 2016, we fitted satellite transmitters to three Spoon-billed Sandpipers on their autumn moult and migration staging area in the south-west corner of the Yellow Sea; in Jiangsu province, China. The tags performed very well and tracked these birds south and west to their […]

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