• World Environment Day Event, Incheon, South Korea

    On the 14 of June, EAAFP Secretariat participated in World Environmental Day Event in Incheon, South Korea. It was a beautiful sunny day, and the second time EAAFP has attended this local event. With the name “Incheon Birds House,” the EAAFP booth was geared towards raising awareness of the importance of the Incheon coastal area […]

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  • EAAFP at the CBD COP12

    For the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 12), The EAAFP Secretariat is planning to organize a side event and to have an exhibition booth. Below is the general information and links on CBD COP12. You can also find information on EAAFP’s anticipated activities (in green).   Theme: Biodiversity for […]

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  • Don’t I Know You From Somewhere?

    Posted on: May 30th, 2014 Author: Nial Moores PhD Report by Birds Korea On April 29th, Mr Park Seong-Sik kindly showed me Baekryeong Island’s main Black-tailed Gull colony – a city of birds with probably 15,000 inhabitants inhabiting a long stretch of coastline near his home. There among the clamour of gulls we were delighted […]

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  • Coming Event of 2014 Taiwan Birdathon

    Posted on: May 15, 2014 Report by South West Coast Scenic Area The “2014 Taiwan Birdathon” is a 30 hour birdwatching race, to be held on 1-2 Nov 2014 in Yunlin, Chiayi, and Tainan City. The event is organised by Southwest Coast National Scenic Area Administration in  collaboration with the Taiwan Tourism Bureau, Alishan National […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Birdwatching Event

    10-05-2014, Songdo, South Korea In a World Migratory Bird Day event organised with the support of EAAFP Secretariat, around 100 local people attended. It was a day blessed with glorious sunshine, and a great turn-out of local families, with children of all ages getting the chance to experience their local wildlife. The day started with […]

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  • Tracking the rapid loss of tidal wetlands in the Yellow Sea

    A newly published study assesses the extent of tidal flat loss in the Yellow Sea area. It covers the coastal stretch from north Jiangsu province in China, around to the coast of North Korea to Busan in South Korea. The study analysed old maps and more recent satellite images to assess change over a 50 […]

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  • WMBD Marks the Launch of Project Destination Flyways

    Posted on: May 11, 2014 Report by Asia-Pacific Regional Coverage   11 May 2014: On this year’s World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD), 10-11 May 2014, the UN highlighted the role of sustainable tourism in conserving migratory birds along their flyways. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed support for raising awareness about the threats to migratory birds from habitat […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day connects tourists with conservation

    Report by Environment News Service MADRID, Spain, May 12, 2014 (ENS) – Bird-loving tourists can help to conserve the birds that entice them far from home. This year, for the first time, World Migratory Bird Day is linking sustainable tourism with conservation of the 50 billion migratory birds now transiting their flyways around the world. […]

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  • “2014년 세계 철새의 날” 기념행사 개최

    아주경제 박흥서 기자 =EAAFP 사무국(사무국장 Spike Millington)은 다양한 종류의 철새와 그 서식지 보전의 필요성을 일깨우기 위한“2014 세계 철새의 날(World Migratory Bird Day 2014)”기념행사를 9 ~ 10일까지 2일간 인천시 연수및 남동구 일원에서 인천환경운동연합 등 지역 NGO와 시민들이 참여한 가운데 개최하였다. 이날 기념식은 인천시와 경제청, 연수구, 국립생물자원관 등 정부기관과 UN 및 국제기구, 채드윅 국제학교 선생님과 학생들, 송도 […]

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  • 5月4日至8日 鸭绿江国际观鸟周

    本报讯  记者 戚文  3月28日从市贸促会举办的媒体见面会获悉,我市将于5月4日至8日在鸭绿江口湿地观鸟园举办“2014中国(丹东)鸭绿江国际观鸟周”活动。     本次观鸟周活动主题为“城市与鸟,生态家园”。活动分别为观鸟周启动仪式、2014国际大学生观鸟大赛、世界最佳观鸟地文化沙龙、生态和谐与区域经济发展论坛、丹东国际自然生态摄影大赛及摄影展、鸟类主题展览会、青少年公益爱鸟环保系列活动和健康徒步观鸟行。全新的观鸟园正在紧张建设中,园内分为展示中心、观鸟亭、观鸟平台和道路四部分。观鸟周的官方网站“鸭绿江国际观鸟周”已经建立,域名为www.yalubird.org,观鸟周微信公共平台也同步开通。     会上,丹东鸭绿江口湿地国家级自然保护区管理局局长严梅芳就观鸟场地问题提出建议。她说,观鸟场地以生态自然为好,防止车辆行驶等人为因素影响观鸟效果。东港市旅游局副局长潘正大希望能让本地的大学生参与到观鸟活动中,体现地域特色。(记者 李新新 摄影报道) 附:2014中国(丹东)鸭绿江国际观鸟周系列活动 原文链接 :  抱歉,链接已不可用。

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