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Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time.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Note: This publication has been superseded by Asia-Pacific Migratory Waterbird Conservation Strategy: 2001-2005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 encourage regular information and experience exchange, and consultation between waterbird- and wetland researchers, interested individuals, organizations, agencies and conservationists concerned with the study and conservation of migratory waterbirds and their habitats in the Asia-Pacific region and other regions in the world.
Exchange of information is essential to monitor the status of action plans, evaluate and improve methods, identify needs for further work, and review/refine priorities as required.
Promote and support the development of a network through the circulation of a newsletter to focus on topics related to conservation of migratory waterbirds and their habitats in the Asia-Pacific.
Encourage the development and maintenance of a directory of waterbird and habitat information, related agencies, organizations, researchers and conservationists.
Promote and support the organization of national and international meetings (seminars, workshops and conferences) to increase the level of information exchange and interaction between people working for the conservation of migratory waterbirds and their habitats in the Asia-Pacific region and other flyways.