Publications archive - Biodiversity
Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.
Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time. It may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. Many archived documents may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.
Wetlands International - Asia Pacific
International Waterfowl and Wetlands Research Bureau - Japan Committee (IWRB-J), 1996
ISBN 983 9663 18 6
Note: This publication has been superseded by Asia-Pacific Migratory Waterbird Conservation Strategy: 2001-2005
To enhance the level of conservation and wise use of important sites for the conservation of migratory waterbirds in the Asia-Pacific region.
Evaluation of criteria and updating the list of sites (wetlands and other habitats) of international importance in the Asia-Pacific region with focus on their status and conservation value for waterbirds.
Identify priority sites for enhanced management from the updated list of sites of international importance for waterbirds.
Provide assistance or resources for management action at sites of international importance for migratory waterbirds.
Develop and implement models for management and sustainable use of important sites and their resources by communities. Resolve conflicts between working groups and local/federal government to conserve waterbirds and their habitats.