News mudflats

Great Knots (Endangered) and Bar-tailed Godwits (Near Threatened) feed here © Jens Eriksen

Irreplaceable: Barr Al Hikman, Arabian peninsula...

Tue, 02/02/2021
Barr Al Hikman in Oman is a vital rest stop for more than half a million birds, boasting some of the highest shorebird densities of any intertidal mudflat. The formal protection of this site would therefore secure a crucial, truly irreplaceable, hub for migratory birds.
Traditional clam-sifting with an industrial backdrop in Seocheon, South Korea © Seocheon County

This Korean recipe could save Piper

Thu, 11/05/2017
On an island renowned for its seafood and shorebirds, life depends on the mud's bounty. Can culinary and birdwatching tourism save Yubudo from industrial development?