WLI Asia

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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Securing WLI Asia's future

MoU secures WLI Asia

By Adil Boulahia / 17th December 2019

The partnership that underpins WLI Asia has renewed its agreement until 2023. WLI is hosted at the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust (WWT) in the UK. WLI Asia is coordinated in-region by the Ramsar Regional Centrer – East Asia. On December 5th 2019, both parties signed a new Memorandum of Understanding to renew this arrangement for…

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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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Agusan Marsh Youth Summit

By Connor Walsh / 15th November 2017

In celebration of the 18th year anniversary as a Ramsar Site and 21st year anniversary as a Protected Area, the Protected Area Office in collaboration with the 6 Municipal Local Government Units of AMWS, Philsaga Mining Corporation and the Department of Education-Agusan del Sur had initiated a Youth Summit last November 14, 2017. The activity…

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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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6th Wetland Link International – Asia Conference

By Chris Rostron / 13th September 2017

The Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) is happy to announce that 6th Wetland Link International (WLI)-Asia Conference will be held on 6-10 November 2017 in Saga, Japan. RRCA-EA would like to invite you to the conference and hope we can share; Good practices in Wetland visitor/education/information centres Knowledge and ideas on wetland management…

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WLI Asia and AWS planning meeting, Korea

By Chris Rostron / 9th March 2017

The WLI global manager and the Ramsar Regional Centre East Asia team (RRC-EA) attended the planning meeting for the Asian Wetland Symposium in November 2017, which will include the 6th WLI Asia meeting .  RRC-EA hosted the meeting in Suncheon, South Korea, and discussions with partners from the Ramsar Centre Japan and partners from across Asia…

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