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2019 WLI intern Adil Boulahia

Adil in the office

New WLI intern 2019/2020 Adil Boulahia introduces himself

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Birds and Schools 2019 review

Over 160 pupils connected for World Migratory Bird Day 2019!

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Photos: Be the solution to plastic pollution

Wetland centres and educators have taken the lead against plastic pollution. As World Migratory Bird Day 2019 asks everyone to be the solution to plastic pollution, we look at how WLI members have been playing their part.    Sandspit beach- Karachi, 2007 Back in 2007, locals cleaned up

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EU-China NGO Twinning program 2019 deadline

Chen Qing and Chris Rostron at London Wetland Centre

Wetland centre staff in China and Europe may be interested in a direct exchange, just like the Mangrove Conservation Foundation (MCF) and Wildfowl and Wetland Trust (WWT) did last year. The EU-China NGO Twinning Exchange Program supported one-month work trips for WLI’s Chris Rostron in China and MCF’s

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WI Japan colleagues visit WWT Slimbridge

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

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WLI at Ramsar SC54

The Head of WLI, Chris Rostron and Martin Spray, CEO of WWT, attended the Ramsar Standing Committee 54, as WWT is one of the official Ramsar International NGO partners (IOPs).  Standing Committee allows selected contracting parties (countries) to review the work of the Ramsar convention, and review and

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Hong Kong BioBlitz 2017, 3-4 November at Tai Tam Tuk

Over 24 hours on 3-4 November 2017, Tai Tam Tuk, the smallest mangrove in Hong Kong, will host the second Hong Kong BioBlitz: a collaborative citizen science event where public, expert naturalists and volunteers race to to identify as many species of wildlife as possible!  This event

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MBP Annual Meeting, Luxembourg, 8th to the 11th October 2017

The Migratory Birds for People network (part of WLI) is holding this year’s annual meeting in Luxembourg, kindly hosted by Biodiversum Remerschen.  The event is free to MBP / WLI members, and will include: Sharing of good practice amongst partners from across Europe and Africa, including the

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ASiS International Wetland Essay Competition

View of Amager nature reserve

Wetlands International are holding the ASiS International Essay Writing Competition for school children, with a special theme of “Conserving our natural heritage – wetlands: a global perspective” in association with the SM Sains Alam Shah (ASiS) School and the Ministry of Education in Malaysia. The essay competition

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WLI Asia Newsletter

RRC-EA team

For the latest news from wetland centres across the Asia region, please download our latest WLI Asia Newsletter.  Stories from World Migratory Bird Day in Sungei Buloh, WWT’s attendance at the INTECOL meeting in China this October, and and update from EAAFP on a Japanese Ramsar site managers meeting.    This is

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