• Nomination of Inner Gulf of Thailand as EAAFP Flyway Site Network moves forward

    The Inner Gulf of Thailand has a 195 km-long section of the coastal zone from Laem Phak Bia in the west to Chonburi in the east and includes an estimated 23,500 ha of intertidal mudflats, extending over 2 km from the shoreline at low tide in places. Four major rivers, Mae Klong, Tha Chin, Chao […]

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  • 全世界第3处澎湖成“神话之鸟”繁殖地

    原标题:全世界第3处 澎湖成“神话之鸟”繁殖地   台海网(微博)7月31日讯 据台湾《中国时报》报道,全球不超过50只的“神话之鸟”黑嘴端凤头燕鸥,6月间在台湾澎湖县自然保留区鸡善屿现踪,也让当地成为全世界确认的第3处黑嘴端凤头燕鸥繁殖地。 据报道,黑嘴端凤头燕鸥数量极为稀少,被世界各国列为“极危”鸟种,一度几乎消失在人类视野长达60多年。 台湾澎湖县自然保留区无人岛于2012年首度发现1只,去年及今年又再次被发现成双成对出现于澎湖鸡善屿并开始繁殖,显见已稳定地在澎湖生态繁衍。 据报道,澎湖也成为目前世界已确认的第3处黑嘴端凤头燕鸥繁殖地,另2处分别是浙江省韭山县、台湾连江县马祖地区。 发现人澎湖县野鸟学会调查组长郑谦逊表示,在马祖列岛的中岛拍摄到黑嘴端凤头燕鸥,虽然数量只有12只,但已是纪录上发现的最大族群量。 澎湖县农渔局指出,这次黑嘴端凤头燕鸥是于6月间发现,但基于生态保育考虑,迟迟不敢对外公布,深怕民众好奇登岛破坏生态栖地。 澎湖农渔局强调,凡欲进出自然保留区、野生动物保护区皆须向澎湖县政府农渔局申请许可,恣意登岛属违法行为。 原文连接:http://news.ifeng.com/a/20140731/41387916_0.shtml 相关文件:http://www.hkbws.org.hk/BBS/redirect.php?tid=21535&goto=lastpost#lastpost

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  • 국제조류보호협회(BirdLife International), 국제중요철새서식지 보전사업을 위해 서천군과 양해각서 체결하다.

    리오틴토(Rio Tinto)는 오스트레일리아 서부지역의 천일염 사업장 부근에서 발견되었던 도요·물떼새류7종에 대한 보호와 생물 다양성 순수이득효과(Net Positive Impact) 실현을 목표로 국제조류보호협회(Birdlife International)과의 파트너십 프로그램을 통해 2015년 말까지 동아시아-대양주 철새이동경로(East Asian-Australasian Flyway; EAAFP)상에 철새에 대한 시범 보전사업을 위한 기금을 제공하기로 했다. 국제조류보호협회의 기초계획을 기반으로 여러 고려사항들을 분석한 후 철새와 서식지가 갖는 중요성, 정치적 환경 그리고 생태관광사업 발전을 통한 […]

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  • Myanmar Becomes the 32nd Partner of EAAFP

    On July 27th, the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar became the 32nd Partner of EAAFP with enthusiastic and unanimous support from all Partners. Despite not being a formal Partner, Myanmar has been active in supporting EAAFP and EAAFP activities for many years. The country is critically important for a variety of […]

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  • Yalu Jiang International Bird Festival, Dandong, China

    The mouth of the Yalu River (Yalu Jiang) in Liaoning Province of NE China forms the border between China and DPRK and is probably the most important remaining inter-tidal mudflat in the Yellow Sea supporting tens of thousands of .staging shorebirds, particularly Bar-tailed Godwit and Great Knot. Part of the area is a National Nature […]

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  • China Coastal Blueprint Project Launched

    The China Coastal Wetland Blueprint Project, jointly implemented by the State Forestry Administration, the Paulson Institute and the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR) of the Academy of Sciences, held its Inception Workshop on 17-18 April 2014 in Beijing. The Blueprint project aims to assess the current status, trend and threats of […]

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  • Endangered Chinese crested tern calls Penghu home

    Posted on: July 31, 2014 by Taiwan Today   The Chinese crested tern, a seabird species numbering less than 50 worldwide, continues nesting in Taiwan’s outlying Penghu County, according to Wild Bird Society of Penghu July 31. “We are extremely excited to see the endangered species making Penghu one of its homes,” a society representative […]

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  • Appraisal of the international policy framework for the conservation of migratory shorebirds in the East Asia-Australasian Flyway (EAAF)

    A report by Ed Gallo-Cajiao, EAAFP intern.   After some months in Australia’s southeast from January through April, six weeks in the Republic of Korea from May, and two weeks in China in late June, here is a bit of a story about what I have been up to as part of my internship project on […]

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  • World Wetlands Day (WWD) Festival in South Korea

    “13th WWD Festival” took place on July 10-11 at Convensia, Songdo, Incheon, South Korea. The festival was supported by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF). In recognition of the important relationship between wellbeing and wetlands, the theme for WWD 2014 was “Wellbeing with Wetlands.” Nearly 1000 participants attended the festival, including members of government […]

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  • WWF recommends to put off the Pivotal Project of Poyang Lake Water Conservancy

    Posted on: July 25, 2014 Report by WWF China   WWF recently was informed that the Pivotal Project of Poyang Lake Water Conservancy (hereinafter referred to as the pivotal project) has been submitted to the National Development and Reform Commission and is about to enter the stage of approval. WWF has been highly concerned about […]

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