• Suncheon Bay Getbol, Tidal Flat World Heritage celebratory event

    In celebration of the Suncheon Bay Getbol tidal flat, World Heritage nomination, a webinar was hosted by the Suncheon City on 31 August 2021. The webinar seek for effective conservation and sustainable efforts under the topic of “30-year history of Suncheon Bay conservation history, bloomed as a World Heritage flower (30년 순천만 보전 역사, 세계유산 […]

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  • EAAFP Foundation released “Bird-Meets-Arts” Ep.4 Illustration and CEPA

    On 31st August, EAAFP Foundation and Yeonsu Foundation of Arts and Culture (YSFAC) released the fourth video of the Bird-Meets-Arts Project, “Illustration and CEPA (Communication, Education, Participation and Awareness)”. Featuring Ms. Green Choi, the painting ecologist and the representative of MEET GREEN, the video introduces how art and illustration can be an effective tool for […]

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  • Coastal high-tide shorebird habitat management guidelines

    In recent years there is increasing recognition of the critical importance of intertidal wetlands to conserving biodiversity, including shorebird populations. However, the necessity of roosting sites, especially during high tides when the intertidal zone is entirely flooded with seawater and the water level is too high for shorebirds, may be less well understood. Due to […]

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  • WMBD 2021 Reports

    May 2021 Australia Event name: Stories of Home Organizer: The Overwintering Project Participants: 12-20 members of the local youth communities (aged 14-18) with migrant or Indigenous backgrounds, 200 participants of School students, teachers, and parents, 50 childrens Summary: Between March 6 and May 23, 2021, the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery exhibited the Overwintering Project: Westernport. […]

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  • Updates of worldwide avian influenza situation by FAO/EMPRES-AH (June-Sept 2021)

    FAO/EMPRES-AH is constantly monitoring the avian influenza situation worldwide and compiles information from multiple national and international sources as well as peer-reviewed scientific articles. Close collaboration with country and regional offices, the implementation of avian influenza field surveillance projects, and networks of expertise like OIE/FAO’s OFFLU (www.offlu.org) provide access to timely information on outbreaks, surveillance […]

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  • Farewell to External Relations Assistant, Hayoung Son

    In the words of Hayoung Son “What could be a better place for an Environmental Change major to work than an international institute dedicated to the conservation of migratory waterbirds and their habitat? This was the first sentence in my application. Six months have passed, and EAAFP has fully equipped this Environmental Change major to […]

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  • Farewell to Administration & Finance Assistant, Hyowon Kim

    In the words of Hyowon Kim “As a non-environmental related major undergraduate student, I did not have enough academic background knowledge and information about environment such as sustainable development and biodiversity conservation before I worked at EAAFP Secretariat. However, working at the EAAFP provided me not only an opportunity to learn about the importance of […]

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  • Launch of “Coastal High-tide Shorebird Habitat Management Guidelines”

    The EAAFP Secretariat, together with the Australasian Wader Studies Group are hosting a webinar “Launch Event: Coastal High-tide Shorebird Habitat Management Guidelines” on 17 September at 4pm – 5pm (KST). The editors of the guidelines will provide an overview of their content and the collaborative, evidence-based process used to develop the guidelines. A panel of experts, many […]

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  • EAAFP Partners engagement at IUCN WCC in Marseille

    From 3 to 11 September, 2021, the IUCN World Conservation Congress will be hosted by the French government in Marseille, France. The 8-day event will be the first hybrid in-person and virtual environmental event. Over 100 resolutions on nature and biodiversity conservation will be discussed, and more than 1300 interactive sessions would be held. Despite […]

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  • The Proposal for the Management Directions for the Sustainable use of the Hwaseong Wetlands; 화성습지의 지속가능한 이용을 위한 관리방향 제안

    In 2020, the EAAFP Secretariat and Hwaseong City signed an MoU [article] and proceeded the conservation project for a year. One of its activities is the 2020 Hwaseong Wetlands International Symposium [article] where 300 concurrent users and 2,400 views were recorded. To make a guideline of management of Hwaseong Wetlands at the symposium, stakeholders were […]

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