• EAAFP Secretariat joins the Borneo Bird Festival

    Eugene Cheah, Contributing Photographer The EAAFP Secretariat joined the Borneo Bird Festival (15-17 September 2016, Rainforest Discovery Center, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia) and gave a talk about migratory waterbirds in East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAF) and how bird watchers can contribute for conservation. Communication Officer Tomoko Ichikawa introduced the EAAF, the threats  migratory waterbirds are facing to, […]

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  • Signing of Agreement on ‘Development of a Master Plan for Sustainable Use of Bako Buntal Bay [EAAF112] as Sarawak’s First EAAF Network Site’

    Sarawak Forestry, 12th August 2016 Sarawak Forestry Corporation signed an agreement with Ms Rebecca Jothi D’Cruz on 12th August 2016 at Conference Room, Block A, Corporate Office to commission her on a project stated above. The objective of this agreement is to establish an effective working protocol for the development of a Master Plan for Sustainable […]

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  • The Kapar Declaration: The Future of Kapar Ash Ponds

    EAAFP Secretariat On June 25th, Spike Millington, Chief Executive of the EAAFP, participated in the Asian Waterbird Census Seminar – Charting the Future of Malaysia’s Most Important Migratory Waterbird Roost Site: the Kapar Power Station Ash Ponds,  held at the headquarters of the Malaysian Nature Society in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was  and brought together different […]

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  • Secretariat join Asian Waterbird Census 2016

    Eugene Cheah, Contributing Photographer The Asian Waterbirds Census (AWC) is a part of a global waterbird monitoring programme, the International Waterbirds Census (IWC) that is coordinated by EAAFP Partner Wetlands International. IWC ensures continuous monitoring of waterbirds, which is crucial for biodiversity conservation especially for waterbirds. The year 2016 marks 50 years of the IWC. […]

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  • EAAFP participates in second ASEAN conference on biodiversity

    EAAFP Secretariat The second ASEAN Conference on Biodiversity 2016 was held from 15 to 19 February 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. The conference, hosted by the Royal Thai Government, was organized around the theme “Biodiversity for Sustainable Development” by the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) in cooperation with the ASEAN Member States (AMS), the ASEAN Secretariat […]

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  • MOU for Fostering Global Conservation Leaders in the Republic of Korea

    Read in Korean Minseon Kim, EAAFP Program Officer EAAFP and the Korea Environment Corporation (KECO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on providing internship opportunities and conservation education for Korean students in the field of Environmental Science. The MOU was signed by Mr. Spike Millington, EAAFP’s Chief Executive and Mr. Jae-Cheon Yu, KECO’s Director on […]

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  • Asian Waterbird Census 2016 Notice

    IWC 50 Team, Wetlands International The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) started back in 1987 and forms part of the global International Waterbird Census that marks its 50th count in 2016. Over the last half century, the IWC has evolved into the largest coordinated biodiversity monitoring programme on Earth expanding from a small number of Western […]

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  • Plan to Save the Far Eastern Curlew

    By David Lawrie on Pukorokoro Miranda News When a Far Eastern Curlew visited Pukorokoro last summer it was a rare event because it’s numbers are declining rapidly. Pukorokoro Miranda Naturalists’ Trust (PMNT) ’s international representative David Lawrie reports on a plan to save the world’s largest shorebird. Sightings of the Far Eastern Curlew at Pukorokoro Miranda […]

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  • Final Update for Wader Conservation World Watch 2015

    Wader Quest Prize Draw: Winner 2015 Mike and Rose Clear New South Wales, Australia Wader Conservation World Watch is part of the Wader Conservation November initiative.   2015 results   Together we have seen 125 species   There have been 178 observers   In 33 countries   On 6 continents and all 9 flyways   […]

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