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ASiS International Wetland Essay Competition

View of Amager nature reserve

Wetlands International are holding the ASiS International Essay Writing Competition for school children, with a special theme of “Conserving our natural heritage – wetlands: a global perspective” in association with the SM Sains Alam Shah (ASiS) School and the Ministry of Education in Malaysia. The essay competition

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WLI Asia Newsletter

RRC-EA team

For the latest news from wetland centres across the Asia region, please download our latest WLI Asia Newsletter.  Stories from World Migratory Bird Day in Sungei Buloh, WWT’s attendance at the INTECOL meeting in China this October, and and update from EAAFP on a Japanese Ramsar site managers meeting.    This is

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World Migratory Bird Day – Lico Taller San Miguel, Colombia

World Migratory Bird Day – Energy – Make it bird friendly! For several days, our students learned about the life and habits of migratory birds supported by documentaries, where they observed the effort they made to fly long distances and reach safe ecosystems to meet their reproductive

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US-Russia exchange visit No. 3 – Khakassky

Khakassky Visitor Centre

On June 14-20, Director Katrina Moyna and Board Member Scott Boylen from the Driftless Area Wetlands Centre in Marquette, Iowa, visited Khakassky State Nature Reserve near Abakan, Russia, as part of the Russia-USA Wetland Center Exchange Program. The Driftless Area Wetlands Centre was one of three Wetland

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WLI update, May 2015

New Partners  We have two new Russian partners, Kronotsky and Gydansky, welcome to the WLI network. Ramsar COP12 The 12th Ramsar Conference starts on Monday the 1st of June in Uruguay, bringing together many of the 168 signatory countries.  It is an opportunity to revise progress of

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Ramsar COP wetland centre side event

Wetland Centre side event at the Ramsar COP12 WLI is working with ERF South Korea (Environmental Ecosystem Research Foundation) to hold a side event on the work of wetland centres around the globe, and how they support delivery of Ramsar’s CEPA programme (Communication, Education, Participation and Awareness). 

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WLI Update March 2015

World Migratory Bird Day

WLI Update March 2015 New Partners Welcome to US partners from Driftless Area Wetlands Center and John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, both part of our US-Russia exchange programme. Migratory Birds for People meeting Our recent meeting at Oostvaardersplassen was a great success: a group of ten of

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WLI Update February 2015

WLI Update February 2015 New Partners Welcome to our new partners from: Chile, Agrupación Defensa y Conservación Maule Mataquito World Wetlands Day 2015, 2nd February 2015 Thanks to those of you that sent stories on World Wetlands Day 2015, on the theme wetlands are our future. There

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FSC Darwin Scholarship Programme, Brazil

If you are a scientist under 35, working or studying in the fields of biology or ecology, this 10 day course in Brazil could be interesting for you.  Run by the Field Studies Council, it aims to give a fantastic opportunity to get first-hand experience in a range

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Darwin Scholarship Programme, UK

Annual Darwin Scholarship Programme, 19th August – 29th August 2015, UK Monitoring and Communicating Biodiversity  The aim of the Darwin Scholar Programme is to develop “better naturalists” in the spirit of Darwin’s love of nature and observing the natural world. The Scholarship will focus on three areas:

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