source site A five year memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Paulson Institute, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Hebei Provincial Forestry Department and Hebei Luannan County Government has been signed aiming to protect the Nanpu coastal wetland, one of the most important staging habitats for migratory waterbirds along Bohai Bay in China.
Over the past 50 years, China has lost more than 60 percent of its natural coastal wetlands. This agreement, among others, is a step in the right direction towards the protection of these crucial staging and refuelling areas of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAF) and the multitude of birds that depend on them for their survival.
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