Asia

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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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World Wetlands Day 2018 at Hong Kong Wetland Park

By Chris Rostron / 27th February 2018

Hong Kong Wetland Park celebrates World Wetlands Day 2018 To echo with the theme“Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future”, Hong Kong Wetland Park (HKWP) organised a series of fun-filled activities to celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD) 2018. The activities included the winter signature event Bird Watching Festival, public lectures, workshops, bird watching guided tours, bird…

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

By Chris Rostron / 30th October 2017

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 is organised by Tai Tam Tuk Eco Education…

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WWT visits Guandu Nature Park, Taiwan

By Chris Rostron / 2nd October 2017

Peter Morris and Sacha Dench from Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) visited Guandu Nature Park on the afternoon of September 16th 2017. They started with a tour around the Park while discussing the Park and its history. Then the conversation moved towards issues faced with running a center within such an urban city while maintaining a…

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Asian Wetland Symposium / WLI Asia 2017

By Chris Rostron / 18th June 2017

We are working with the organisers of the Asian Wetland Symposium to prepare for their conference from the 4th to the 10th of November this year, with a dedicated WLI Asia day on the 11th of November.  There are opportunities to submit abstracts for presentations or posters to showcase your CEPA-related initiatives (or any of the other…

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BEDS Environmental Award, Bangladesh

By Chris Rostron / 6th June 2017

BEDS wins prestigious Environmental Award in 2017 for its outstanding contributions in Environmental Education Activities Environmental organization Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) received Divisional Environment Award on World Environment day, 5 June 2017. BEDS received the award for its outstanding contributions in Environmental Education Activities. The Chief Executive of BEDS, Mr. Maksudur Rahman received…

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World Biodiversity Day, 2017, Bangladesh

By Chris Rostron / 31st May 2017

Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) celebrated World Biodiversity Day 2017 at the grass-roots level in Bangladesh, adjacent to the Sundarbans mangrove Forest area focusing on this year theme “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism”.  The aim of our celebration is to make people aware about the importance, necessity and conservation of biodiversity through sustainable eco-tourism. We organized a…

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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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Tongli National Wetland Park World Wetland Day 2017

By Chris Rostron / 3rd February 2017

World Wetlands Day : Protect the wetlands, we are always taking action. The February 2nd of 2017 is the 21st World Wetlands Day, and we provided some excellent interactive experiences for kids and their parents in this day. We know that the most natural disasters originated from the water, such as flood and tsunami. As we are…

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Hong Kong Wetland Park celebrates World Wetlands Day 2017

By Chris Rostron / 3rd February 2017

Hong Kong Wetland Park celebrates World Wetlands Day 2017   Over 150 secondary school students participated in the inter-school bird race To echo with the theme“Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction”, Hong Kong Wetland Park (HKWP) organised a series of fun-filled activities to celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD) 2017. The activities included the winter signature event…

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