Storyboard of the Trailer of the World Migratory Bird Day 2017

“Man is a Part of Nature, not Something Contrasted with Nature” – The Story behind our Trailer

Bonn, 2 May 2017 – after the launch of our new and lively World Migratory Bird Day 2017 Trailer last week, the video has already had several thousand views. This speaks volumes about the talents of its creator, Gonçalo Nobre, a creative and motivated UN Online Volunteer from Portugal who was very happy to support the cause and raise awareness for migratory birds.

Photo: Eugene Cheah

Stopping habitat loss: China proposes Yellow Sea to be added to the World Heritage Tentative List

Bonn/Incheon – 21 April 2017 - Habitat loss is one of the main triggers for the extinction of migratory birds and a main topic for this year’s World Migratory Bird Day. Now, the Yellow Sea of China and the Bohai Gulf, known for rapid destruction of natural habitats, have finally regained some hope with regard to preserving their valuable wetlands. Those areas were recently added to the World Heritage Tentative List, which means a significant step towards recognition and protection.

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