• Asian Waterbird Conservation Fund (AWCF): Securing the future of our highflyers!

    Along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway, 36 and 19 species are globally threatened and near threatened respectively. On today’s Endangered Species Day, WWF-Hong Kong is pleased to announce that the Asian Flyways Initiative Grant (AFI Grant) will support researches on the critically endangered Baer’s Pochard (Aythya baeri; Figure 1) and near threatened Swinhoe’s Storm-petrel (Hydrobates monorhis; […]

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  • Baer’s Pochard and Ferruginous Duck at Chukh Lake, Northeast Mongolia

    The Chukh Bird Research Station (CBRS) is located on the northern shore of Chukh Lake in northeastern Mongolia. CBRS aims to carry out long-term and sustainable monitoring on breeding and migratory shorebird populations of Chukh Lake, and conduct ecological and biological studies of the lake and its biodiversity, to define model management. Critically Endangered Baer’s […]

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  • First EAAFP Conservation Status Review (CSR1) consultation

    Up to date information on population sizes and trends of waterbirds is critical to inform conservation actions. The East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) Secretariat has prioritized a regular update of the populations and contracted Wetlands International to coordinate the preparation of the 1st Conservation Status Review of migratory waterbirds for the East Asian – […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day: WWF collaborates with EAAPF to Launch an Updated Education Pack “Lolo Flying Journey” about Black-faced Spoonbill

    In line with the celebration of  “World Migratory Bird Day” on 14 May to raise awareness on protecting migratory birds and their habitats, WWF Hong Kong collaborates with the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP), with the generous support from Incheon Metropolitan City of the Republic of Korea and Hanns Seidel Foundation, launches the […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2022 calls for reducing Light Pollution for migratory birds

    “Light Pollution” is this year’s theme of World Migratory Bird Day, an UN-backed celebrated awareness-raising campaign aiming to inspire the worldwide conservation of both migratory birds and their habitats. With the official slogan “Dim the Lights for Birds at Night!”, this global campaign focus on the impacts of light pollution on migratory birds. Our Earth […]

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  • How you have helped Olango Island in the Philippines recover from super typhoon

    In December 2021, the Philippines was significantly hit by Super Typhoon Rai (Odette). More than 2 million people have been affected, 375 people lost their lives, and almost 700,000 people have been displaced from their homes. It caused damage to basic infrastructures such as housing, buildings, electricity, and water supply. Olango Island, a small coral […]

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  • YSFAC X EAAFP PROJECT 2022 Bird Meets Arts

    The 2022 <Bird Meets Arts> project is inviting a Korean artist ’Yang Kura’ to lead a participatory installation of artworks. A series of education program will also be conducted with citizens. We are pleased to invite you to the first lecture fir the education program in celebration of 2022 World Migratory Bird Day. <Lecture Overview> […]

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  • Application Open for HKBWS Asia Conservation Fund

     About HKBWS Asia Conservation Fund HKBWS Asia Conservation Fund supports registered organizations, especially non-governmental and non-profit organizations in Asia and the region along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway, aiming to facilitate effective bird conservation through research & monitoring, education and capacity building. The fund is open for applications once a year, with a higher priority given […]

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  • Second Training Workshop of Youth Think Tank Competition for EAA Flyway is about Local Community Engagement

    2nd training Workshop of Youth Think Tank Competition for EAA Flyway – Understanding Nature-based Solutions and local community engagement in conservation of migratory waterbirds and wetlands During the 1st EAA Flyway Think Tank Competition Workshop last year, we gained insight into the high level of interest that youth participants had in environmental issues, especially wetlands […]

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