• 8th Wetland Link International – Asia Conference (Part 2) held in the Philippines

    From 26th  to 29th July, 2022, The Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) and the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands (SCPW), in collaboration with the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust (WWT), Las Piñas – Parañaque Wetland Park (LPPWP), and with the support of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the ASEAN Center […]

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  • Chinese Crested Tern banded in Republic of Korea sighted in China

    The connection between RoK-breeding Critically Endangered Chinese Crested Tern and Shandong Province in China was proven. On 6 August 2022, a Chinese Crested Tern with a white leg flag marked “PA” was seen at Jiaozhou Bay of Qingdao, Shandong Province, China. When checked with Korean researchers it was confirmed the bird was banded on 3 […]

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  • Youth Think Tank Competition for EAA Flyway – 3rd Training Workshop focusing on Project Management

    On 6th – 7th August 2022, the Youth Think Tank Competition for the East-Asian Australasian Flyway (EAAF) had its 3rd training workshop aimed at equipping youth with skills necessary in the conservation field — Project Management. The 2-day In-depth workshop was led by Ms. Maaike Manten from BirdLife International, Trainer of Conservation Leadership Programme and […]

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  • “Black-faced Spoonbills Connecting Children to the Future of Wetlands Project” by Team SPOON

    Team SPOON, a youth group to protect the Endangered Black-faced Spoonbill and create a peaceful society by connecting people with nature, launched the “Black-faced Spoonbills Connecting Children to the Future of Wetlands Project” in earnest in May 2021. It was hoping to create a platform where the words of children, who are the main actors […]

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  • YSFAC X EAAFP < Bird Meets Arts > PROJECT 2022 Exhibitions

    2022 <Bird Meets Arts> exhibitions are divided into the first and second stages. The first exhibition was held from August 4 to August 26 at the Ecological Education Center in Songdo. Visitors enjoyed Mr. Yang Kura’s (Korean installation artist) sculptures of Black-faced Spoonbills that were made of marine waste and driftwood to promote the international importance […]

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  • The first Conservation Status Review for East Asian – Australasian Flyway now published for stronger waterbirds conservation

    There is an urgent need for ensuring updated waterbird population status information in order to protect migratory waterbirds that use the East Asian – Australasian Flyway (EAAF), many of which are globally threatened. The findings are based on a new report, the first EAAF Conservation Status Review (CSR 1) contributes to Objective 3 of the […]

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  • First Upo Wetland Symposium held to promote harmony between birds and people

    The 1st Upo Wetland Harmony Symposium was successfully held in Changnyeong County, Ro Korea from 21st to 22nd April 2022. It was hosted by Changnyeong County, with the support from the EAAFP Secretariat with the National Institute of Ecology (NIE), Ramsar Regional Center- East Asia (RRC-EA), and Gyeongsangnamdo Ramsar Environmental Foundation (GREF). Local Project Coordinator of […]

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  • 11th Yakutat Tern Festival

    The 11th Yakutat Tern Festival took place from 2nd to 5th June, 2022, in the small southeast Alaska community of Yakutat, U.S.A., organized by Yakutat Nature Society (YNS). The festival was established in 2011 as a way for the community of Yakutat and visitors to celebrate the natural and cultural resources of Yakutat and to […]

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  • YSFAC X EAAFP PROJECT 2022 Bird Meets Arts 5th Education Program

    On August 4th, the fifth event of 2022 <Bird Meets Arts> ‘Imaginary Monster’ was successfully concluded. A cooperative project between the EAAFP Foundation and the Yeonsu Foundation for Arts and Culture (YSFAC), <Bird Meets Arts> aims to promote the importance of migratory waterbirds and habitat conservation and the potential of ecological arts through culture and […]

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  • The Philippines conducts its 1st National Training on Seabird Identification and Monitoring

    In the effort to increase our knowledge and capacities in conserving seabirds in the Philippines, the Biodiversity Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Isla Biodiversity Conservation, partnering with   the Tubbataha Management Office, Wetlands International, Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines, and Philbio, organized the 1st National Seabird Identification and Monitoring Training […]

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