• First joint public lecture of 2022 to promote migratory waterbirds and Art in Incheon

    On 18th May, the first public lecture of the education program of 2022 <Bird Meets Arts> proceeded successfully. Launched in 2021, the  <Bird Meets Arts> has been a cooperative project between the EAAFP Foundation and Yeonsu Foundation for Arts and Culture (YSFAC) which is located in the Incheon, Republic of Korea, the host city of […]

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  • Thailand is preparing to propose Bangpu Nature Education Center as Flyway Network Site

    Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP) of Thailand, in collaboration with the Foundation for Environmental Education for Sustainable Development (Thailand) (FEED) and TOYOTA jointly work on designating Bangpu Nature Education Center, Samut Prakan Province as a Ramsar site and East Asian – Australasian Flyway Network Site. Bangpu Nature Education Center is […]

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  • Masked Future

    The article I wrote, ‘Are the Masked Boobies Home for Good In Tubbataha? A rollercoaster ride on the wings of hope’, was published at the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership website in 2020.  It was filled with hope and a smattering of apprehension and despair.  Then, I was confident that we would see the resurgence of […]

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  • 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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  • Join 2022 “Year of the Terns” Photo Contest

      Official Photo Contest website: https://woobox.com/dsmyac Photo Contest Guidelines PDF: English / Bahasa Indonesia / Chinese [Simplified / Traditional] / Japanese/ Korean For more in Japanese, visit the Wild Bird Society of Japan (WBSJ) website: https://www.wbsj.org/activity/event/terns-photocontest-2022/ Learn more about the “Year of the Terns” campaign, click here.

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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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