• Study Tour to learn about the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation

    Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands have been cooperating to protect the Wadden Sea, a critical key stopover site for migratory waterbirds along the East Atlantic Flyway (EAF) since the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative in 2012 established. It has been the largest coherent tidal flat system in the world as a World Heritage site in recognition […]

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  • Strengthen the local engagement in Baer’s Pochard conservation in central Myanmar

    EAAFP Small Grant Fund Project by Thiri Sandar Zaw Biodiversity And Nature Conservation Association, Myanmar   The biodiversity And Nature Conservation Association (BANCA) from Myanmar has interacted with the Community-based Organization namely the Shwe Kantharyar Nature Conservation Association at the Pyu Lake for conservation of the wetland resources and its environment in Mandalay region. Because […]

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  • Working to conserve an endangered river-spirit: the Scaly-sided Merganser

    EAAFP Small Grant Fund project by Nial Moores, Director, Birds Korea and IUCN SSC Threatened Waterfowl Specialist Group ©Nial Moores Sitting low in the water, close to the river bank, a Scaly-sided Merganser rests, half-hidden by the shade of an overhanging tree and by a line of jagged black rocks. Waking, the bird moves away […]

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  • Japan and U.S.A. announced Sister Site Agreement to strengthen collaboration to conserve migratory waterbirds

    On 8th February, 2023, the Government of Saga City, Japan and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)-Alaska signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing a Sister Site relationshipbetween Flyway Network Sites Higashiyoka-higata (EAAF 124) of Japan and Qupałuk (EAAF 133) of U.S.A. The agreement promotes closer collaboration on conserving migratory waterbirds. A virtual signing ceremony […]

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  • Notification to the partners- Call for Expression of Interest in Hosting EAAFP MOP12

        The EAAFP Secretariat hereby requests expressions of interest for hosting the EAAFP 12th Meeting of Partners (MOP12) tentatively proposed for early 2025. Since 2006, A total of ten MOPs have been hosted by seven Government Partners (Indonesia, People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, Cambodia, the U.S.A., Japan, and Singapore), with an […]

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  • “Year of the Terns” Flyway Story Series #18 – Interview with Ms. Edin Whitehead

    As EAAFP is designating 2022 the “Year of the Terns,” we are bringing great work and stories on tern conservation to you. The next story is from Ms. Edin Whitehead, who is a seabird scientist and conservation photographer in Aotearoa New Zealand. She was also a judge of the Year of the Terns Photo Contest […]

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  • Farewell to Yoonjin Lee, Administration & Finance Assistant

    In the words of Yoonjin Lee,     “As an International Studies major, I have been interested in working in an International Organization. I had experiences with working with the embassy and foreign banks, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to widen my understanding of IO operations and use my knowledge and […]

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  • World Wetlands Day 2023: It’s Time for Wetlands Restoration

    World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February, to commemorate the date of the adoption of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in 1971 in the city of Ramsar in Iran, with the aim to raise global awareness of the importance of wetlands to people and the planet. Convened by the Secretariat of the […]

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  • Move forward for Black-faced Spoonbill Conservation in EAAF

    Discussing the expanding the Sister Site Program at the 3rd Incheon-Hong Kong International East Asian-Australasian Black-faced Spoonbill Conservation Cooperation Forum   From 11 to 13 January 2023, the Environment Bureau of Incheon Metropolitan Government and the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region co-hosted the “3rd Incheon-Hong Kong International East […]

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  • Conference on Management of Flyways in Asia

    On 23rd November 2022, EAAFP Partner,  Hanns-Seidel Foundation (HSF) and the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) Secretariat jointly hosted the conference on the Management of flyways of Asia, Incheon, in a hybrid format with 60 participants. The conference aimed to share experience on conservation work in EAA Flyway for the Central Asian Flyway […]

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