Tangle of shorebird policy unpicked

21 Feb 2019
One of the birds travelling the East Asian-Australasian Flyway, the Far Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis).

Research has shown that international cooperation has been critical in protecting migratory shorebirds in the Asia Pacific, but ongoing challenges exist.

The University of Queensland-led study surveyed and analysed the international policy framework for conserving shorebirds migrating within the East Asian-Australasian Flyway, one of four major global migratory waterbird flyways.

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