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World Migratory Bird Day grants in EAAF

By Connor Walsh / 9th March 2021

The East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) is funding their partners to initiate activities for World Migratory Bird Day 2021! The Small Grant for World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was established to provide financial support to EAAFP Partners and collaborators from EAAFP Task Forces and Working Groups who plan to organise public events and/or conservation action-oriented…

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Small Grant Fund from EAAFP open

By Connor Walsh / 4th January 2021

Funding is available for CEPA and other wetland conservation work, thanks to the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership. Up to US$5,000 can be awarded to projects. They must serve the EAAFP’s Strategic Plan and can go towards meetings, research, monitoring, site management actions, training, and CEPA events. The deadline for applications is 5 February 2021. Please note…

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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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World Wetlands Day in Bandar Khamir, Iran

By Connor Walsh / 4th March 2020

Participation and cooperation of the people of Bandar Khamir city in holding the big event of World Wetlands Day The people of Bandar Khamir, where contains the largest marine wetland in the Middle East and the widest mangrove forests covering an area of about 86,000 ha, celebrated this year’s World Wetland Day gloriously. The purpose…

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Celebration of World Wetlands Day-2020 by BEDS

By Adil Boulahia / 3rd February 2020

Wetlands are of great significance regarding ecological value. World Wetlands Day aims to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and planet. International theme for this year was Wetlands and Biodiversity. To raise public awareness on conserving the existing wetlands and to emphasize the great value of wetlands and their biodiversity,…

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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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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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Summer Camp for the Secret of Wetlands

By Adil Boulahia / 23rd October 2019

On this mid-July, Tongli National Wetland Park held a camp activity for children, which brought them a sense of delight to explore the secret of wetlands and a pleasant memory in summer. This summer camp lasted five days from 9-13, July. We provided the kids varied events each day. On the First Day (9th, July),…

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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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