WMBD2017 Highlights

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THE 2017 OFFICIAL TRAILER:

This video has been created by a UN Online Volunteer to help better understand how Their Future and Our Future are interconnected and raise awareness on the urgent need for a sustainable management of our resources all around the world - for migratory birds, and for humankind.

YouTube: https://youtu.be/gZBfYwZ-yD8

20.4.2017

Malaysia celebrated World Migratory Bird Day 2017 in Terengganu

The University Malaysia Terengganu, in collaboration with both the University Sultan Zain Abidin and the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS Terengganu), celebrated the World Migratory Bird Day for the third year in a row, at Lingai forest, Batu Rakit, Terengganu.

17.10.2017
Birdwatching at the WMBD celebration 2017 in Ain El Sokhna, Egypt

WMBD 2017 Celebrations in Egypt

Egypt celebrated World Migratory Bird Day 2017 in Ain El Sokhna which is known to be an important bottleneck for migratory birds. Participants were birdwatchers, photographers and nature lovers, along with representatives of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) and the New and Renewable Energies Authority (NREA).

26.9.2017

Célébration de la journée mondiale des oiseaux migrateurs au Parc Diawling

Le Parc National du Diawling est un site protégé dans le sud-ouest de la Mauritanie. Cette aire protégée a été créée dans le but de reconstituer une biodiversité détruite.

Le vendredi 12 mai 2017, le Parc National du Diawling a participé à la célébration de la Journée mondiale des oiseaux migrateurs (JMOM) dans le cadre des activités du programme d’éducation environnementale. L’événement était organisé avec les écoles de Ziré Sbeikhat et Ziré Taghrédient, situées dans la périphérie du Parc.

20.9.2017

Le Maroc célèbre la JMOM

Le Groupe de Recherche Pour la Protection des Oiseaux au Maroc « GREPOM-Birdlife Maroc », unité régionale Souss-Massa, a célébré la Journée Mondiale des Oiseaux Migrateurs 2017, sous le thème « Leur avenir est notre avenir, respectons la planète pour les oiseaux migrateurs et pour les hommes ».

22.6.2017

Celebrations for WMBD 2017 in Ethiopia

On 20 and 21 May, celebrations for World Migratory Bird Day took place in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia. Around the Lakes Chitu, Shalla and Zeway, the celebrations included bird walks, education programmes, lectures and much more in the spirit of “Their Future is Our Future” for WMBD 2017. The Rift Valley is considered one of the most fragile ecosystems in Ethiopia, with wetlands offering vital feeding and lay-over sites for hundreds of thousands of migratory birds.

1.6.2017