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Entries for April 2004

25-Apr-2004

Waterbirds, especially shorebirds are an important part of the environment, and of extremely important value to science, culture, recreation and economic development for many communities. Tidal flats around the Yellow Sea in north-east Asia are crucial feeding areas during northward and southward flights for over 5 million shorebirds that migrate every year between the Arctic and Australasia.

04-Apr-2004

A report that analyses data on waterbirds and wetlands in Asia provides vital insights into major concentrations of wild waterbirds, has just been released. This report will inform national and international conservation programmes of priority sites for waterbirds and is valuable for agencies developing plans to minimize transmission of diseases, such as bird flu between farmed birds and wild birds.

04-Apr-2004

The world’s waterbird populations have suffered serious declines and reductions are set to continue further unless dramatic conservation measures are taken, a major international conference in Edinbu...

01-Apr-2004

On the 22nd of March 2004 Wetlands International-China has been given a great opportunity to give a presentation at the Dutch Embassy in Beijing during a high-level visit from the Netherlands. Deleg...

01-Apr-2004

From 3-8 April the Waterbirds around the World conference was held. Go to the conference pages for the speeches, pictures and press cuttings as well as the Edinburgh Declaration in different language...

01-Apr-2004

We are pleased to announce that Wetlands International has formally launched a new Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) 1997-2001 report Numbers and distribution of Waterbirds and Wetlands in the Asia-Pacif...

01-Apr-2004

The project Small rivers of Ukraine: public participation in their conservation and sustainable use, implemented by Wetlands International's Black Sea Programme, has come to a successful conclusion

01-Apr-2004

The Australasian Wader Studies Group, in conjunction with Wetlands International – China, has just completed the eighth year of training, surveying and shorebird counting activities in the Chinese pa...

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