• Peatlands of South East Asia are heading towards a socio-economic disaster

    Press Release from Wetlands International   Agricultural production in vast regions of South East Asia will be lost in the coming decades as a result of flooding of extensive lowland landscapes due to unsustainable development and management of peat soils. About 82% of the Rajang Delta in Sarawak (East Malaysia) will be irreversibly flooded within […]

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  • Thanks for your participation for ‘To Our Winged Travellers’ campaign

    EAAFP Secretariat On May 22, we set up a participatory booth at G-Tower in Songdo, Incheon, Republic of Korea for ‘To Our Winged Travellers’ campaign that is an interactive public art project to accompany our #welcomewaterbirds initiative and celebrate World Migratory Bird Day 2015. Anybody can take part in the project by writing a cheerful […]

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  • Opportunities and Challenges of Ecotourism in ASEAN Countries

    This e-book is available on our website. Please click here to download. Title: Opportunities and Challenges of Ecotourism in ASEAN Countries Authors: Seong-il KIM, Mihee KANG and Dian SUKMAJAYA Contents: The 30th Anniversary of Ecotourism Foreword Introduction Status of Ecotourism in ASEAN Countries Ecotourism Dialogue in ASEAN Countries Ecotourism Development in Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Singapore and […]

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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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  • Coming Event of 2014 Taiwan Birdathon

    Posted on: May 15, 2014 Report by South West Coast Scenic Area The “2014 Taiwan Birdathon” is a 30 hour birdwatching race, to be held on 1-2 Nov 2014 in Yunlin, Chiayi, and Tainan City. The event is organised by Southwest Coast National Scenic Area Administration in  collaboration with the Taiwan Tourism Bureau, Alishan National […]

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  • Welcome new Communications Officer

    The EAAFP Secretariat welcomes a new Communications Officer: Tomoko Ichikawa from Japan. Tomoko has been working in the field of wetland CEPA (Communication, Education, Participation, and Awareness) through her career. She started conservation works as a ranger at the Yatsuhigata tidal flat Ramsar site, and later at the Toyota City Nature Sanctuary that now includes […]

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  • Southeast Asian park managers set meet in Tagaytay on biodiversity

    MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines will host the 4th Association of Southeast Asian Nations Heritage Parks (AHP) Conference, a regional dialogue addressing biodiversity issues and the sustainable management of protected areas, in the first week of October. The four-day meet will be held in Tagaytay City on October 1-4, spearheaded by the Asean Center for […]

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  • EAAFP MoP7 held in Alaska

    The Seventh Meeting of the Partners of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) was held in Anchorage and Seward, Alaska, USA on 10-14th June 2013, hosted by EAAFP Partner, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Three new Partners were welcomed at the Meeting: the Government of Malaysia, Wildlife Conservation Society and the Secretariat for […]

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  • EAAFP Meeting and Side Events at Ramsar COP11 to raise awareness of EAAFP activities

    The EAAFP meeting was held to introduce the EAAFP activities to Ramsar delegates from the EAAF regions, and to identify enhanced opportunities for cooperation with Ramsar. Eighty participants attended the meeting. It was chaired by Srey Sunleang of Cambodia, EAAFP Chair, with opening remarks given by Yeon-chul Yoo of South Korea, Chairman of the Standing […]

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