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Migratory Birds for People marks 10th anniversary at WWT Slimbridge

The tenth annual meeting of Migratory Birds for People meeting has been held at WWT’s Slimbridge Wetland Centre in England. This year 16 representatives from 11 wetland centres and organisations gathered together, from far north as St. Petersburg, Russia, and as far south as Dakar, Senegal. WWT

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Deadline approaching for MBP Annual Meeting!

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The clock is ticking for your chance to meet in person! Our East Atlantic Flyway initiative will meet at Slimbridge, UK, in October 2019, but registration closes at the end of August! The theme will be communicating scientific research at wetland centres. As well as this we

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Students start measuring climate change at wetland centres

A group of young people pose outside the visitor centre entrance

Our Erasmus+ project Biowet has brought young people together and started gathering data! Pupils from Dokka High School in Norway went to the UK to meet long-term volunteers from EVOA in Portugal. The host for this visit was WWT’s wetland centre at Martin Mere, and the young

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First Biowet students’ webinar

The Biowet project took another step closer to fruition on 21 February 2019. As part of the Erasmus+ funded initiative, the head of WLI Chris Rostron hosted a webinar that connected students in Norway, the UK, the Basque Country, and Portugal. WLI and MBP member centres at

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Hong Kong Wetland Park celebrates World Wetlands Day 2019

To echo with the theme“Wetlands and Climate Change”, Hong Kong Wetland Park (HKWP) organised a series of fun-filled activities to celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD) 2019. The activities included the winter signature event Bird Watching Festival, art workshops, bird watching guided tours, bird race and “Flying Foodies”

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MBP Newsflash January 2019

Ramsar World Wetlands Day 2019

Dear colleagues, This Migratory Birds for People (MBP) News Flash is just a quick reminder for this year’s World Wetlands Day. World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February. It marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971,

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BioWet project success!

Students at EVOA, Portugal

BioWet – supporting young people to report on the impact of climate change on wetlands A partnership of five organisations from Norway, the UK, Portugal, and the Basque Country (Spain) has received funding from the EU Erasmus programme to develop a web-based tool that allows young people

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Connecting Schools and Birds 2018

Background: World Migratory Birds Day (WMBD) takes place every year in early May, to highlight the importance of supporting migration along flyways across the world.  It is coordinated by AEWA, the African Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (see links below).  This year the date for WMBD is the 12th

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Migratory Birds for People: 2017 Annual Meeting

    The countdown is running: only 3 weeks left until the MBP-meeting 2017 which will take place in Remerschen, Luxembourg.   The Migratory Birds for People programme consists of +20 partner wetland visitor centres across Europe and West Africa, forming a network that follows the flight

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The WLI network is endorsed by the Ramsar Convention on wetlands and coordinated by WWT.

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