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Recognizing Wetlands as Natural Solutions to the Global Water Crisis

TEEB Wetlands
A new report on the Economics of Ecosystem and Biodiversity for Water and Wetlands urges a major shift in our attitudes to wetlands – to recognise their value in delivering water, raw materials and food, essential for life, and
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Celebrating World Wetlands Day 2013 in Africa

Kosi Bay Wetlands
World Wetlands Day is celebrated around the world each year on the 2nd of February through lectures, nature walks, children’s art contests and community cleanup days. World Wetlands Day commemorates the adoption of the international convention on wetlands, the Ramsar
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WWF & Ramsar Support Protection of 3 Million Hectares of Important Wetland Habitat in the Congo

Forest elephants, Dzanga Sangha
Over 3 million hectares of newly designated Ramsar sites in the Republic of Congo will provide important habitat for endangered species and help support the livelihoods of surrounding communities. The Republic of Congo’s latest three Ramsar Site designations are Ntokou-Pikounda,
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Aldabra Atoll home to Seychelles’ largest off-grid renewable energy system

solar panels at aldabra atoll, seychelles
The Aldabra Atoll, which is a Ramsar and World Heritage Site, is now home to Seychelles’ largest off-grid renewable energy system. This milestone in providing sustainable energy for an entire island community is the result of a four
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Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

convention on wetlands
An intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands.
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Kenya Wetlands Forum

A multi-institutional stakeholder consortium working to promote wetlands conservation and wise use in Kenya.
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