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International Mangrove Action Day

Action for Protection of Wild Animals (APOWA) has been observing Mangrove Action Day each year since 2009 in Odisha, India.  They have produced their normal annual report outlining the great work they are doing, click here for more.  We are all very happy that UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific

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MBP Annual meeting, Denmark

View of Amager nature reserve

Plans are well underway for our annual meeting 2016, to be held in Denmark at the Vestamager Centre, near to Copenhagen from the 11th to the 14th September, see MBP registration form which contains the programme and registration details.  This will be followed by an optional trip to

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WLI Update July 2016

Sacha Dench with Walmore School

WLI Update July 2016 New Partners Welcome to partners from Colombia, Lake Tota (see below), Tunquén Wetland Nature Sanctuary, Chile, Laguna Humedal de Cartagena, Colombia, and Natureum Niederelbe, Germany. Migratory Birds for People – Annual meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark The MBP coordination group is currently planning our annual

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ABC Tota – the first virtual visitor centre!

ABC Tota is the new virtual Wetland Centre for Lake Tota in Colombia, just launched by the Fundación Montecito. Lake Tota, “the lake in the clouds”, is the largest lake in the country located 3,015 m high in the tropical Andes. So far this is an online

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WLI Update, June 2016

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WLI Update June 2016 New Partners New partners this month include two Russian wetland centres, the Nenetsky State Natural Reserve, and the Imeretinskaya Natural Ornithological Park. WLI internship programme We are still working to promote the WLI Internship Programme, open to suitable graduates / early career professionals

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Re-launching of Grange Nature centre

The Grange Nature, maison de la nature du Pas-de-Calais reopened in March 2016, and recently inaugurated by the elected officials May 7, in the presence of M. Michel Dagbert, president of Pas de Calais department and Mme Emmanuelle Leveugle, President EDEN62 and other elected officials, State representatives. Grange

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World Turtle Day 2016

On the occasion of World Turtle Day 2016, Action for Protection of Wild Animals (APOWA) organised programmes in different places of Odisha State, India, on the 23rd of May. Aiming to spread the awareness on protection of turtles on this awesome day, APOWA worked with a range

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Internship with WLI Programme team, UK

WWT Slimbridge centre

We are excited to announce that we are currently recruiting for a 9-month internship with the WLI team at WWT Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, UK.  This brand new role will support the WLI Global Manager in growing the WLI network and developing relationships with other wetland conservation organisations, as well as

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Birders gathered in Smolensk Lakeland

On April 9 birders gathered again in Smolensk Lakeland. Birding competition “Lakeland Cup 2016” took place at the ecological center “Baklanovo”. This is a relatively new hobby in Russia caused a stir that few could have predicted. 19 teams came for the competition from Smolensk and Tver

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World Water Day, 2016, Danapure, Colombia

Taking a look towards forests because they depend on water to live; fungi, lychens and mosses were our celebration’s core, to understand that without them, these important ecosystems may disappear.

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