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International Symposium on Conservation and Management of Wetlands

By Connor Walsh / 4th March 2021

On 15 March 2021, Sabah Wetlands Conservation Society (SWCS) will host the 4th International Symposium on Conservation and Management of Wetlands (ISCMW 2020). SWCS is a non-profit organisation based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah and mandated by the Sabah Wildlife Department to manage the Kota Kinabalu Wetland Ramsar Site (KKWRS), the only urban Ramsar Site in…

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WLA Asia Fund 2021 Now open!

By Connor Walsh / 22nd February 2021

Members of WLI Asia can now apply for funding to help with Communications, Education, Participation, and Awareness (CEPA); or participatory wetland management and monitoring, and Ramsar Site Designation. The closing date is 26 March 2021. Download the guidelines and information:

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EAAFP flyway youth forum 2020

By Chris Rostron / 2nd November 2020

This event is by and for young people, aged 18-30, who are passionate about birds and wetlands along the East Asian Australasian flyway and beyond. Two sets of virtual meetings will take place late November and early December, and the deadline for registration is the 30th October, so be quick! ​Sign up for your chance…

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WLI Asia Study Grant 2020

By Connor Walsh / 4th March 2020

Applications are now open for the WLI Asia Study Grant 2020. The closing date is 17 March 2020! The grants can cover capacity-building of wetland centre managers, network development among wetland centres, or sharing experience on wetland centre management and program facilitation.

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POSTPONED: WWT International Engagement Internship

By Connor Walsh / 2nd February 2020

POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC We have postponed this internship until later in 2020. Thank you for your interest, and we hope you can apply later in the year. Follow us on Twitter or Facebook or subscribe to our emails to find out when the internship is available again. The WLI internship is getting a new name in 2020! The role…

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Asian Wetland Symposium 2020

By Adil Boulahia / 23rd January 2020

The 9th Asian Wetland Symposium will be held in Suncheon, Republic of Korea. Running from 23 to 27 November 2020, it is being organised by the Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA), Ramsar Center Japan, and Wetlands International – Japan. It is hosted by the city of Suncheon. The Asian Wetland Symposium is a…

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7th WLI Asia Conference

By Adil Boulahia / 8th December 2019

WLI Asia members met in a large group in December 2019. The 7th WLI Asia Conference brought together just under 100 WLI Asia members and local wetland conservation staff and volunteers. WLI member Guandu Nature Park hosted the meeting as part of their 20th anniversary celebrations. The other joint-hosts were Taipei Zoo and the municipality.…

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WI Japan colleagues visit WWT Slimbridge

By Chris Rostron / 30th May 2018

Great to welcome Emiko Nakagura and her colleagues from Wetlands International Japan to WWT Slimbridge, after spending time with them at Ramsar SC54 the week before.  They had a good look around all aspects of the centre, from exploring the grounds, watching our crane pair and their newly laid egg, and looking around the visitor…

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Singapore team visiting WWT Slimbridge

By Chris Rostron / 20th March 2018

Was lovely to have Sharon Chan and the Singapore team visiting WWT Slimbridge today, and hear about the great conservation work they are doing. Slimbridge has changed since Sharon last came in 1983! Here we are in our Kingfisher Cafe of our wetland centre.

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Volunteer WWT Cambodia project

By Chris Rostron / 2nd November 2017

The Cambodia project have just started recruiting for two really exciting volunteer roles with the Cambodia partnership, in Cambodia for 5 month placements. Only a few fragments of lower Mekong wetland habitat remain, dotted across the landscape in southern Cambodia and Vietnam. These remaining wetlands support important populations of globally threatened wildlife, including a Critically…

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