• IUCN WCC 2012 Final Resolution on Conservation of East Asian-Australasian Flyway and its Threatened Waterbirdsis Available Online

    Following IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012 in Jeju, South Korea in last September, the final Resolution on conservation of EAAF and its threatened waterbirds is available on the IUCN website now. These Resolutions and Recommendations, together with the IUCN Programme 2013-2016, constitute the foundation for the work of the Union and assist IUCN in achieving […]

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  • CAF States Agree on Extending AEWA

    The Range States of Central Asia have unanimously agreed to extend the Agreement on African Eurasia Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) geographical area to encompass the entire Central Asian Flyway (CAF) region and incorporate the CAF Waterbird Action Plan under the Agreement. The meeting on the way forward for the CAF legal framework took place in in […]

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  • Seocheon County Committed To Conservation and Management of Migratory Waterbird Habitats

    Seocheon International Migratory Waterbird Symposium was held on 16 November in Seocheon, South Korea to explore options and learn from international best practice to ensure the conservation and management of migratory waterbird habitats for Seocheon, including appropriate ecotourism development. There were 100 international and domestic participants, including delegates from National Parks Board of Singapore, WWF-Hong […]

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  • Students in tourism business visit Mai Po Nature Reserve – Hong Kong

    To mark the Year of Wetland and Tourism for Ramsar, over 60 students from the Institute for Tourism Studies of Macau joined a guided visit to Mai Po Nature Reserve (MPNR) to learn about sustainable tourism practices in early November 2012. This visit for students was to experience first-hand how a sustainably-managed wetland can accommodate […]

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  • 4th WLI Asia Conference will be held in Suncheon, South Korea on 19-20 April 2013

    The 4th WLI Asia conference will be held in Suncheon, South Korea, on the 19th and 20th of April 2013. The event will include updates from partners, workshops on wetland CEPA activities, and planning for future projects. Funding is likely to be available for some international delegates. For details, go to http://wli.wwt.org.uk/2012/12/members/asia/asia-news/wli-asia-conference-2013/

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  • Malaysia becomes 28th Partner of EAAFP

    On 11 November 2012, the Government of Malaysia became the 28th Partner of EAAFP. All Partners warmly welcomed Malaysia to the Partnership. Malaysia is a very important country along the Flyway for migratory waterbirds and has made significant progress in assuring their continued conservation. Malaysia is in the process of nominating Bako Buntal Bay as […]

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  • Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge Becomes the First USA site to join the Flyway Site Network of the EAAFP

    The Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge (YDNWR) in the Alaska was approved by the Chair of the EAAFP on 10 October and has been added to the Flyway Site Network as the 109th Network site. The designated area includes the coastal portion of YDNWR, Nunivak Island as well as the surrounding waters and seafloor for […]

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  • GFN Bohai Report 2012 from Global Flyway Network

    The Global Flyway Network (GFN) is a partnership between researchers worldwide that is devoted to long term, usually demographic, work on long distance migrating shorebirds. The aim of the GFN is to build on the strengths of comparative demographic shorebird studies worldwide to better understand and analyse the factors determining shorebird numbers in a rapidly […]

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  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper Exhibition Opens in Chukotka, Russia

    The conservation exhibition “Spoon-Billed Sandpiper – life saved” opened in Anadyr, Chukotka in the Russian Arctic, at the Museum Center “Chukotka Heritage”, on October 8, 2012. The exhibition is supported by BirdLife’s “Preventing Extinction” Program. The opening ceremony was attended by the Governor of Chukotka, Roman Kopin, all regional conservation officials, local Parliament representatives, Indigenous […]

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  • EAAFP Side Event and Participation at CBD COP11, Hyderabad, India

    The Secretariat of the EAAFP participated in the Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11) held in Hyderabad, India, from the 8th to the 19th of October 2012, to raise awareness of the importance of critical habitats for migratory waterbirds along the flyway and the role […]

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