• PTT 36 likes to be photographed

    A note by Spike Millington, Chief Executive, EAAFP Secretariat, on the report from Global Flyway Network I know we are not supposed to ascribe human characteristics to animals, but I have a special feeling for Great Knots (maybe it’s the short legs and pot belly) and this amazing story from the Global Flyway Network of a […]

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  • HSF at the Workshop for World Heritage Nomination – The Wadden Sea and Korean Tidal Flats

    Read in Korean: 20 October 2016 Felix Glenk, Hanns Seidel Foundation There are 1,052 World Heritage Sites in the world – natural or cultural sites of outstanding universal values, which are designated by the UNESCO. On the Korean Peninsula, there are a total of 14 designated World Heritage Sites – 12 in the Republic of […]

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  • Spike attends the 10th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference

    Spike Millington, Chief Executive, EAAFP Secretariat A workshop on the Conservation and Wise Use of Wetlands in North-east Asia, with a focus on the coastal wetlands of the Yellow Sea/West Sea, was held on September 21, 2016 during the 10th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference in Changsu, China. The meeting brought together representatives of the Governments […]

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  • Hanns Seidel Foundation Korea becomes 35th member of EAAFP

    Felix J. GLENK Hanns Seidel Foundation Korea On April 14th, 2016, Hanns Seidel Foundation Korea became the 35th member of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP). “We are proud to be partners of the flyway partnership together with 15 national governments along the flyway, major international nature protection associations and NGO in the field of nature […]

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  • The incredible godwit migration

    By Bruce McKinlay | Technical Advisor, Ecosystems and Species Department of Conservation – New Zealand Bar-tailed Godwits spend the Austral summer in New Zealand and Australia and each year they complete an epic journey from the Southern Hemisphere to the Yellow Sea, then Alaska, and then back again. Every September about 80,000 of them fly […]

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  • Yalu Jiang International Bird Festival, Dandong, China

    The mouth of the Yalu River (Yalu Jiang) in Liaoning Province of NE China forms the border between China and DPRK and is probably the most important remaining inter-tidal mudflat in the Yellow Sea supporting tens of thousands of .staging shorebirds, particularly Bar-tailed Godwit and Great Knot. Part of the area is a National Nature […]

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  • North-East Asian Sub-regional Programme for Environmental Cooperation (NEASPEC) called the expert group meeting for key migratory birds

    The North-East Asian Sub-regional Programme for Environmental Cooperation (NEASPEC) organized the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) Conservation and Rehabilitation of Habitats for Key Migratory Birds in North-East Asia on 10-11 October 2013 in Incheon, Republic of Korea, to bring together national experts and other stakeholders to review subregional and national challenges related to the conservation of […]

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  • EAAFP Side Event and Participation at CBD COP11, Hyderabad, India

    The Secretariat of the EAAFP participated in the Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11) held in Hyderabad, India, from the 8th to the 19th of October 2012, to raise awareness of the importance of critical habitats for migratory waterbirds along the flyway and the role […]

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