Asia regional news

WLI visit to South Korea

By Chris Rostron / 26th May 2022

Chris Rostron, WLI Global and colleagues from WWT visited South Korea with the East Asia Australasia Flyway Partnership from 16-22 June 2022 to advise on wetlands at Hwaseong, including opportunities for a new wetland centre. The team also visited Gochang Wetland Centre, a WLI member, see photo above with the centre manager Mr Jung and…

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Register for 8th WLI Asia Conference Part 2!

By Connor Walsh / 24th May 2022

We are pleased to inform you that registration for the 8th WLI-Asia Conference is now open. WLI Asia members, please register by 15 June 2022 (Wednesday) through the link here. Should you have any questions regarding the conference, please feel free to contact the organisers at WLI Asia. ★8th WLI-Asia Conference★ Date: 26-29 July 2022…

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A year of women’s nature webinars

By Connor Walsh / 6th March 2022

This International Women’s Day we mark the efforts of the Salem Ornithological Foundation of Tamil Nadu, India, to connect women nature enthusiasts with varying levels of expertise across the State. For a full year, they organised the weekly Tamil Nature Webinar Series, presented exclusively by women birders and nature enthusiasts from Tamil Nadu. For short:…

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30 Ideas: Youth Ecological Camp

By Connor Walsh / 20th December 2021

In 2021 we are marking 30 years of WLI cooperation by sourcing 30 neat ideas from WLI members. Today we hear from the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands.  See all 30 Ideas Description: The Youth EcoCamp is one of the strategies of SCPW in its campaign to educate the youth on the need to…

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Extended: Call for proposals for WLI-Asia Fund 2022

By Connor Walsh / 1st December 2021

The call for proposals for WLI-Asia Fund 2022 is now open. The fund aims to support WLI-Asia members for development of CEPA activities, wetland management and monitoring, and Ramsar Site designation. The submission deadline is 27 December. Learn more and download the application pack and submit your application by email to

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RRC-EA Fund 2022 Call for Proposals

By Connor Walsh / 8th November 2021

The Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) is now accepting project proposals for funding support under the RRC-EA Wetland Fund 2022. Wetland advocates from the region are invited to apply for small grants in line with the following thematic areas: 1.    Wetland Conservation and Wise Use to support the implementation of the 4th Ramsar…

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Youth Think Tank Competition for the EAA Flyway

By Connor Walsh / 1st November 2021

Here’s a great opportunity for young wetland conservationists in the East Atlantic Flyway. The EAAFP is organising a Youth Think Tank Competition; to help potential participants with their application, they are running a workshop on 6 & 7 November, register by 2 November. Poster summarising the workshop, with registration QR codes The Competition aims to…

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30 Ideas: Click It, Sketch It

By Connor Walsh / 20th October 2021

In 2021 we are marking 30 years of WLI cooperation by sourcing 30 neat ideas from WLI members. Today we hear from the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands.  See all 30 Ideas Description: In line with the celebration of World Migratory Bird Day and the EAAFP theme for 2019-2020 (Flyways – Connecting People…

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8th WLI Asia Conference – Register for Part 1!

By Connor Walsh / 6th October 2021

Update: registration extended to 15 November! The 8th WLI Asia Conference will be held in two parts: first, an online meeting, and then some months later an in-person meeting. The online installement will be on 24, 25, and 26 November 2021. Members of WLI Asia can register now for the entire conference. Other interested parties…

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Asian Wetland Symposium NEW DATE & call for abstracts

By Connor Walsh / 1st June 2021

The next Asian Wetland Symposium will happen online from 5 to 9 July 2021. Browse the schedule and register to attend by Zoom. There are eight topics: Impacts of COVID-19 on wetlands Nature-based Solutions (NbS) and ecosystem-based approaches to disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) Wetland management, conservation and restoration Wise use of wetlands Wetland education, nature…

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