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World Turtle Day 2016

By Chris Rostron / 25th May 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 of institutions including community members, school students, teachers, community…

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WLI Asia MoU with Ramsar Regional Centre

By Chris Rostron / 17th March 2016

The Ramsar Regional Centre East Asia (RRC-EA) and WLI Global met in South Korea in early March 2016 to agree the role of the RRC-EA as WLI Asia Regional Coordinator.  The RRC-EA has also recently moved to a new office in Suncheon City, South Korea, and celebrated the new hosting arrangements at the same time as signing…

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5th WLI Asia Conference – Reminder!

By Chris Rostron / 28th July 2015

The 5th WLI Asia conference will be held at the Muruay Garden Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand from the 24th to the 28th of August 2015.  The Conference offers an opportunity to share best practice, meet fellow wetland centre colleagues, learn about new resources and materials, and shape the WLI Asia network to serve you and your…

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Hong Kong – Taiwan Exchange Visit

By Chris Rostron / 29th January 2015

WWF Hong Kong staff visit Guandu, Taiwan In late 2014, staff from Hong Kong’s Education Department took part in an exchange visit to Taiwan, where amongst other activities they attended the Taipei International Birdwatching Fair held in Guandu Nature Park. It was not just a fair, it was more of a carnival – participants learned…

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Call for Participation at the 2014 Asia-Pacific Youth Environmental Forum

By Chris Rostron / 2nd July 2014

Call for Participation at the 2014 Asia-Pacific Youth Environmental Forum >Organized by the Gyeonggi Provincial Office of Education and the Marine Environmental Education Center, the 2014 Asia-Pacific Youth Environmental Forum will be held in the Republic of Korea from July 28th to August 1st, 2014. The 2014 Asia-Pacific Youth Environmental Forum will focus on raising…

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WLI Update February 2014

By Chris Rostron / 13th February 2014

WLI Update February 2014 New Partners  Creekside, London, UK; World Wetlands Day 2014 Check our website for news from WWD 2014, including stories of bird festivals in the UK, guided tours of wetland centres in Russia, and talks at the newly finished wetland centre in Baikka Beel, Bangladesh, events at Hong Kong and more.  If…

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Statement on Avian Influenza and Wildbirds

By Chris Rostron / 28th January 2014

Scientific Task Force on Avian Influenza and Wild Birds statement Following a number of outbreaks of H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in duck and chicken farms in the Republic of Korea in January, 2014, information has been produced by the UN Co-convened Scientific Task Force on Avian Influenza and Wild Birds which includes Ramsar, WWT and…

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Chong Ming Dong Tan visit

By Chris Rostron / 20th December 2013

In late November the head of WLI visited Chong Ming Dong Tan wetland park, to see their existing wetland centre and discuss plans for the development of a future wetland centre on the site.  The reserve is well known for an incredible migratory bird phenomenon every spring, with thousands of birds stopping over on their…

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Mai Po videos

By Chris Rostron / 27th November 2013

Please check out this link to see a new video from the Mai Po wetland centre in Hong Kong- a truly inspiring short film, reflecting the great work that they are doing there.  If you’ve never been, this is a great way to experience the centre and its activities.  Created by WWF from traditional gei…

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Images from WLI Asia 4th Conference

By Chris Rostron / 7th May 2013

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