Tag Archives: Geum Estuary

New agreement for the conservation of South Korea’s top coastal wetland

 Birdlife International Tue, 10/11/2015 – 07:35

BirdLife International and the Government of Seocheon County have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on the conservation of the Geum Estuary in the Republic of Korea.

Through the MOU, BirdLife and Seocheon County have agreed to work together to safeguard the biodiversity of the Geum Estuary.

“We are grateful to have the support of a great partner as BirdLife, an organisation that recognises the importance and value of Yubu-do,” said Mr Pakrae Noh.

http://www.birdlife.org/asia/news/new-agreement-conservation-south-korea%E2%80%99s-top-coastal-wetland

Belated West Coast Bird News, August 25 – September 1

Highlights from Nial Moores, Kevin Johnson, Vince Smith, Therese Catanach and Kazunori Yoshizawa. A belated report on a week in the field, at Seosan (25th), Mokpo, Heuksan Island (26th-29th), Gocheonnam (30th), the Geum Estuary (31st) and several sites between Jeonju … read more

Winter trip report, February 19-21

Belated Bird News from Malcolm Oxlade, Stephen Elliott, Andrew Ashworth, Christopher Straw and Nial Moores: February 19th-21st   Song Do: yet another internationally important wetland being lost to “reclamation”. Image © Nial Moores/Birds Korea.   February 21st, Cheorwon, National Arboretum, … read more