• “Getbol, Korean Tidal Flats” inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List

    On 26th July, 2021, the 44th Session of the World Heritage Committee endorsed the inscription of the Republic of Korea’s tidal flats on the UNESCO World Natural Heritage List, marking an enormous step forward to secure the critical habitats of the Yellow Sea for millions of migratory waterbirds that depend on this area as a […]

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  • “Flyway: connecting people and migratory waterbirds” story series #13 – Ms. Miyoung Choi

     “I think the best conservation action is not to destruct anything in the first place.” — Ms. Miyoung Choi.   Ms. Miyoung Choi, a former Finance Officer of EAAFP Secretariat, and a person who loves birds. Serving public services at Environment category of Incheon Metropolitan City, she is eager to enhance the habitats of migratory […]

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  • 2021 Goyang City Forum, Ro Korea

    The 2021 Goyang City Forum, following the first forum in 2019, was launched under the theme, ‘A Sustainable City for Citizen’s Happiness.’ The 3-day event took place from 28-30 June 2021 inviting experts from the three pillars in urban regeneration, climate action and environment and lifelong learning. The goal was to continue Ro Korea Goyang […]

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  • “Flyway: connecting people and migratory waterbirds” story series #12 – Ms. Katherine Leung

    If someone asked Katherine Leung what is her work, “Following the migratory waterbirds” may probably her answer. This EAAFP flyway featuring this lady who migrates along the coast of China to study migratory waterbirds.   EAAFP: Hi Katherine, can you tell us about yourself and your background, please? My career in conservation started with being […]

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  • Anatidae WG organized Symposium in the 9th EAFES International Congress in Hohhot, China

    The 9th EAFES International Congress was held in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China, from 10-13th July 2021, hosted by the East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies (EAFES), with eight symposiums included. The symposium 04 was organized by the Anatidae Working Group (AWG) and Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (RCEES, CAS), entitled with […]

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  • Gender and biodiversity: Gender analysis within EAAFP

    Introduction Achieving gender equality is a universal issue that has been explicitly recognized and emphasized in UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, initiated as a standalone goal in SDG 5: Gender Equality. In 2018, the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP13) adopted ‘Resolution 18: Gender […]

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  • A video ‘Migratory Birds and Wetlands of Baengnyeong Island’ released by Green Korea Incheon

    On 7th July, Green Korea Incheon, one of EAAFP Foundation’s 2020 Small Grant Fund grantee organization released a video ‘Migratory Birds and Wetlands of Baengnyeong Island’. The video is a part of their 2020 small grant project activities on promoting migratory birds and wetlands of Baengnyeong Island, Republic of Korea. The 2020 EAAFP Foundation Small […]

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  • EAAFP Foundation released “Bird-Meets-Arts” Ep.2 Wetland

    The EAAFP Foundation has released their second video of ‘Bird-Meets-Arts’ series project (새며들다 in Korean title) on 25th June 2021.  As the first joint product of collaboration with the Yeonsu Foundation for Arts and Culture (YSFAC) under the MOU signed in March 2021, the Bird-Meets-Arts series was produced to celebrate 2021 World Migratory Bird Day […]

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  • “Flyway: connecting people and migratory waterbirds” story series #11 – Ms. Jing Li, Co-Founder of Spoon-billed Sandpiper in China

    If you are aware of conservation work for Spoon-billed Sandpiper, you may have heard about Spoon-billed Sandpiper in China (SBSinChina), a local NGO aiming to protect this Critically Endangered species in our Flyway. This time for the EAAFP Flyway story, we interviewed, Ms. Jing Li, Co-founder of Spoon-billed Sandpiper in China, she is also a […]

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  • Farewell to Programme Assistant, Seoyun Kang

    In the words of Seoyun Kang “Working at the EAAFP Secretariat taught and trained me not only with the basic administrative skills but also provided me valuable networking experience, enhanced my project management ability, and taught me the need for specific ecological conservation. Entrusted with several projects including the 2021 EAAFP Small Grant Fund (SGF) […]

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