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WMBD2020 Highlights

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STORIES

The Environment and Protected Areas Authority of Sharjah celebrates World Migratory Bird Day at Wasit Wetland Centre  https://twitter.com/EPAA_SHJ

8.5.2019

RT @EAAFP: We are now calling for applications for EAAFP #WMBD2019 Small Grant (events in May). Deadline: 5 April 2019. https://www.eaaflyway.net/call-for-eaafp-wmbd-2019-small-grant-application/

26.3.2019
Dr Lew Young during a presentation at the twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CMS (COP12) in October 2017, Manila, Philippines © IISD

In Memoriam: Lew Young, Chief Executive of EAAFP

Bonn, 6 March 2019 – The World Migratory Bird Day Coordination Team  was shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of Dr Lew Young, the Chief Executive of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP).  Lew, who was 60 years old, died yesterday of a heart attack while attending a meeting in Beijing. 

Lew was a passionate conservationist and a good ally to both CMS and AEWA and he was a strong advocate of the EAAFP participating fully in the World Migratory Bird Day campaign.  He will be sorely missed.

6.3.2019

World Migratory Bird Day 2019 - Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution

Bonn, 6 March 2019 – Every year, World Migratory Bird Day presents an annual theme aiming to raise awareness of issues affecting migratory birds and to inspire people and organizations around the world to take measures for their conservation. This year’s theme − “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!” − will put the spotlight on the negative impact of plastic pollution on migratory birds and their habitats.

6.3.2019

Mark the date for the @WMBD on 11 May! This year's theme is "Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!" We call for actions to address the problem of #plasticpollution and highlight its negative effects on migratory birds. https://www.eaaflyway.net/world-migratory-bird-day-2019-protect-birds-be-the-solution-to-plastic-pollution … Photo © NOAA CREP"

27.2.2019

Benefit Concert for Migratory Birds in Bologna

Bonn, 13 October 2018 - For the sixth consecutive year, the operatic choir Lirica San Rocco of the Lyrical Cultural Club from Bologna, Italy gave a benefit concert as part of the celebration of World Migratory Bird Day. For the second time, the concert was held in Bologna.

17.10.2018