• “청소년, 저어새 나는 인천을 꿈꾸며”… 중·고생 활동 결과 발표ㆍ전문가 멘토링

    아주경제 박흥서 기자 =인하대(총장·박춘배) 경기씨그랜트센터(센터장‧우승범)는 인천환경운동연합, 환경과생명을지키는 인천교사모임, 연수구청과 공동으로 30일 오전 9시 30분 인천 연수구청에서 ‘청소년, 저어새 나는 인천을 꿈꾸며’란 주제로 ‘2013 청소년 갯벌-저어새 포럼’을 개최한다. 이번 행사는 인천지역에서 갯벌, 습지, 저어새에 관심을 가지고 활동하고 있는 중·고등학생 6개 팀(강화여중, 구산중, 연수고, 인천환경운동연합 청소년 동아리 녹색바람, 문학정보고, 채드윅국제학교)과 개인팀 1개 팀의 활동 결과 발표를 통해 […]

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  • Video of Mai Po Inner Deep Bay that has the high ecological value of habitat and migratory waterbirds

    Mai Po Inner Deep Bay listed EAAFP Flyway Network Site and Ramsar Site supports 400 species of waterbirds, mainly migratory waterbirds, as a stopover and wintering site. The one of the most characteristic species in Mai Po is Black-faced Spoonbill. The site supports almost 400 birds which is 15% of the world population of this […]

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  • Video of Seocheon Tidal Flat full of migratory waterbirds

    Seocheon Tidal Flat including Yubudo and Geum River Estuary has been designated as an EAAFP Flyway Network Site and a Ramsar Site to recognise the international importance of the site for many endangered species of migratory waterbirds such as Spoon-billed Sandpiper in the East Asian – Australasian Flyway. Yubudo supports 3% of the world population […]

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  • A hand-reared sandpiper travels 8,000km

    Report by Wildlifeextra.com November 2013; A rare hand-reared spoon-billed sandpiper has been spotted for the first time in the wild, more than 8,000km from where it was released in Russia. Twenty-five of the critically endangered birds have been raised over two years by an Anglo-Russia conservation team on the Russian tundra, before being released to […]

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  • The Importance of the Yellow Sea – Few mudflats are more important!

    Author: Todd Peterson Report by BirdNote   The Importance of the Yellow Sea to Migrating Shorebirds Featuring Nils Warnock, Ph.D. Interview by Todd Peterson. DOWNLOAD This is BirdNote. For shorebirds, like Bar-tailed Godwits, Black-bellied Plovers and Dunlin, mud matters. Few mudflats in the world are more important than those of the Yellow Sea along the […]

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  • Migratory Waterbird Sighting Record Format Template

    Sample Caption © Photographer Name Observer’s Name/Organization: text goes here Sighting Date: text goes here Sighting Location: text goes here Sighted Bird Species (list all species, if multiple species were sighted): text goes here Details of the sighting (*include information regarding any observed flags and bands on the sighted bird): text goes here

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  • Will Vertical Turbines Make More of the Wind?

    Posted on: April 8, 2013 Author: Kevin Bullis Report by MIT Technology Review   A Caltech researcher thinks arrays of tiny wind turbines could produce cheaper power than big ones. The remote Alaskan village of Igiugig—home to about 50 people—will be the first to demonstrate a new approach to wind power that could boost power […]

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  • 습지생태 전문가 방문 줄잇는 ‘김해 화포천’

    외국 습지생태 전문가들이 김해 화포천을 잇따라 찾고 있다. 김해시는 습지센터 관리자, 조경·경관 디자이너, 건축가, NGO로 구성된 영국, 캐나다, 중국 등 14개국 습지생태 전문가 30여 명이 지난 10일 화포천습지생태공원을 방문했다고 13일 밝혔다. 지난 10월 ‘람사르협약’ 국외 관계자 60여 명 방문에 이은 이번 방문은 지난 4일부터 5일간 충남 서산버드랜드서 개최된 국제습지워크숍에서 ‘습지센터 교육과 현장 프로그램’ 모범사례를 발표 […]

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  • GFN Bohai Report 2013 Published

    Report by Global Flyway Network   The GFN Bohai Report 2013 reports on the field work of Red Knot northward migration through Bohai Bay in China from April to June 2013. A total of 4,615 marked shorebirds in EAAF was recorded including 613 sightings of colourbanded birds from North West Australia.  Bohai Bay is of […]

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  • Global Importance of China’s tidal-flats for Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper Recognised

    Shanghai, (Seoul, Tokyo, Moscow, London, Berlin, Denver) 29 October 2013 A survey of the Chinese coastline by the conservation network “SBS in China” supported by 15 waterbird experts from the international Spoon-billed Sandpiper (SBS) Task Force (1) confirms the outstanding international conservation importance of intertidal wetlands in Jiangsu Province. The survey, conducted from October 15th-19th […]

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