• World Wetland Day 2011 event held at Woonkok Wetland, South Korea

    To celebrate the new Ramsar site, Woonkok Wetland in Gochang County, South Korea, a World Wetland Day event was held at the Dolmen Museum in Gochang on 11 May 2011. The event was co-organised by the Ministry of Environment Korea (MoE) and Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (MLTMA), and was hosted by Gochang […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2011, in Incheon, South Korea

    To mark World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD), the EAAFP Secretariat invited Incheon city officials with their children, totaling 80 people, to a Waterbird Watching & Education Program. The program was held on 5 May 2011 coinciding with a national holiday in Korea – Children’s Day. A half day program was designed to promote awareness of […]

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  • Korean Network Site Managers’ Workshop, in Gunsan, South Korea

    On 7-8 April 2011, the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea hosted the second Korean Network Site Managers’ Workshop, in Gunsan City, to further develop a National Partnership to conserve migratory waterbirds and their habitats. The first Korean Network Site Managers’ Workshop was held in September 2010 and participants recommended to hold the […]

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  • International Symposium on Black-faced Spoonbill held in Ganghwa, South Korea

    On 16-17 May 2011, the Korea-Japan Symposium for conserving the Black-faced Spoonbill (Platalea minor) and developing networks was held in Ganghwa in South Korea, as follow-up to the Korea-Taiwan Symposium last year. The event was hosted by Ganghwa Tidal Flat Center and Ganghwa County Office. To encourage conservation activities for the threatened Black-faced Spoonbill, presentations […]

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  • Chongming Dongtan Birds National Nature Reserve

    Chongming Dongtan Birds National Nature Reserve is a migratory birds and their habitats as the main object of protection of wetland type nature reserve, located in the Yangtze River Estuary, in China’s third largest island of Chongming Island ( the eastern end of the east longitude 121 °50 ‘ – 122 °05 ′, latitude 31 […]

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  • The 100th EAAF Network Site designated in Republic of Korea

    Geum River Estuary, located on the western coast of the Republic of Korea, was designated as the 100th Flyway Network Site on 1 December 2010. The site meets Network criteria for Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard), Sibirionetta formosa (Baikal Teal), Anser albifrons (Greater White-fronted Goose) and Anser fabalis serrirostris (Tundra Bean Goose). In winter it regularly accommodates […]

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  • Sister Wetland Affiliations Programme 2010

    To commemorate the International Year of Biodiversity, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve organised the Sister Wetland Affiliations Programme (SWAP 2010). Through SWAP 2010, sister wetlands and sister schools in the East Asian Australasian region came together in a collaboration for the conservation of wetlands and the protection of migratory shorebirds. Students from 3 local schools, Kuo […]

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  • Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve’s new ‘wireless’ trail

    Visitors to Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve in Singapore on 12 Feb had the opportunity to learn about mangrove biodiversity through interactive media using their mobile devices with the launch of a free wireless trail using the trademarked ColorCode technology. They were also treated to a special exhibition and guided walks on mangrove forests. The event […]

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  • Mongolia becomes the 25th Partner

    Mongolia is officially a Partner (the 25th) of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) as from 17 January 2011. Mongolia’s extensive territory includes many wetlands (lakes, floodplain wetlands, marshes) that are important for migration and/or breeding by waterbirds including cranes, Anatidae and shorebirds. Several have been assigned a special status and Mongolia has […]

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  • Volunteers from universities in Incheon will translate E-Newsletter of the EAAF Partnership into Korean

    A Korean version of the EAAFP E-newsletter will be translated by volunteers who are Korean undergraduate students in Incheon. Free of cost, these volunteers are willing to assist dissemination of the Partnership news in Korea using their translation skills. This contribution is greatly appreciated by the Partnership. The first Korean version of the EAAFP E-newsletter […]

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