• Updates of worldwide avian influenza situation by FAO/EMPRES-AH (Dec 2021 – Mar 2022)

    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, Ms. Anujin Battulga

    In the words of Anujin Battulga, “I remember that on my application, I wrote the EAAFP will bring me one big step closer to my goals and I believe it did. I can confidently say that EAAFP was the best place to start my career. When I first started my internship, everything was different than I […]

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  • Confirmation of important sites for Scaly-sided Merganser in Ro Korea

    On 11th February 2022, colleagues from the EAAFP Secretariat Programme Team (Ms. Hyeseon Do, Ms. Yeonah Ku and Mr. Yong June Kim) visited Yeoncheon County, Republic of Korea, with EAAFP Partner, Hanns Seidel Foundation Korea (Dr. Bernhard Seliger) and Birds Korea (Dr. Nial Moores, Mr. Seung-kwang Baek and Ms. Sy-Young Lee). The team had a […]

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  • IBRRI 5th Annual Meeting held to share achievements in 2021 and develop work in 2022

    On 24 February, the EAAFP Secretariat virtually participated in the Fifth Annual Meeting of Indo-Burma Ramsar Regional Initiative (IBRRI), organized by IUCN Asia division as the IBRRI Secretariat. Representatives from IBBRI Secretariat, IUCN, five IBRRI member countries (Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam), academia, and other RRIs, civil society organizations joined the meeting to discuss the […]

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  • “Dim the Lights for Birds at Night!” – The World Migratory Bird Day 2022 Slogan Announced!

    “Dim the Lights for Birds at Night!” has been selected as the official slogan of the 2022 edition of the UN-backed global World Migratory Bird Day campaign and was officially announced on 25th February 2022. This year, the campaign’s focus is on the impacts of light pollution on migratory birds. “World Migratory Bird Day 2022 […]

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  • The story of ‘messenger’ A49, connecting Incheon and Hong Kong

    Migratory waterbirds flying between breeding and non-breeding grounds are like invisible bridges to link people together. Incheon Metropolitan City in Ro Korea and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region have recently been proceeding several projects under the EAAFP Sister Site Program between Songdo Tidal Flat (EAAF145) in Ro Korea and Maipo – Inner Deep Bay (EAAF003) […]

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  • Stronger working relationship between Incheon and Hong Kong to conserve Black-faced Spoonbill

    On 17th December 2021, the Environment Bureau of Incheon Metropolitan Government and the Agriculture, Fisheries, and Conservation Department (AFCD) of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region co-hosted the second virtual “2021 Incheon – Hong Kong International East Asian – Australasian Flyway Black-faced Spoonbill Conservation Cooperation Forum”, with the EAAFP Secretariat and EAAFP Black-faced Spoonbill Working Group […]

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  • EAAFP MOP11 – 4th Notification to Partners

    With regards to the continuing COVID-19 global pandemic situation, international travel measures and restrictions imposed in many Partner countries, the Australian Government and BirdLife Australia have proposed revised dates regarding the hosting of MoP11 to the 12th -17th March, 2023 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The EAAFP Management Committee has accepted the generous hosting offer from […]

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  • EAAFP Secretariat and Seabird Working Group launches “Year of the Terns” in 2022

    On 22nd February, 2022, the EAAFP Secretariat and EAAFP Seabird Working Group announced 2022 as the “Year of the Terns” for the EAA Flyway. The announcement is a preface to the focus that EAAFP will put on raising awareness and promoting collaboration for the conservation of seabirds in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAA Flyway). The […]

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  • A Shorebird Flying Adventure

    By Jackie Kerin and Milly Formby, CSIRO Publishing (Australia) Jackie and Milly are very excited to announce that the book, A Shorebird Flying Adventure, will be released in June 2022. Jackie has written the text and Milly has created the illustrations. The aim was to make an engaging and informative book for mid to upper […]

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