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Sweden – Senegal partnership

Naturum Getterön fund-raises for Senegal During our environmentally-friendly Christmas market in December we raised USD 668 for bird conservation in Senegal (Association Nature Communautés Développement (NCD); www.ncd-senegal.org) – in cooperation with Wetlands International and our local nature conservation organization Naturskyddsföreningen i Varberg. The funds will be used

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Roche Caiman Wetlands

Success! Nature Seychelles proves that wetlands help prevent flooding   Recent heavy rains have proved that Nature Seychelles improvements to the Sanctuary at Roche Caiman wetland are working. The NGO manages the artificial wetland, which is in close proximity to Victoria, the capital of Seychelles. Flood protection,

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Chong Ming Dong Tan visit

In late November the head of WLI visited Chong Ming Dong Tan wetland park, to see their existing wetland centre and discuss plans for the development of a future wetland centre on the site.  The reserve is well known for an incredible migratory bird phenomenon every spring,

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Russian news from Birds and People

For some more information on what the Russian Birds and People organisation are up to, please see their link.  They are working on the trans-boundary wetland conservation project in Belarus, Russia and the Ukraine, including plans for designation of wetland sites as Ramsar sites or IBAs (important bird

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Ramsar CEPA oversight panel

  The Ramsar CEPA (Communication, Education, Participation and Awareness) oversight panel met at the London Wetland Centre from the 3rd to the 5th of December, to discuss Ramsar’s next 6 year plan for CEPA across the convention.  In addition to the regular panel members, the new Secretary General

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Mai Po videos

Students learn about wetlands at Mai Po, Hong Kong

Please check out this link to see a new video from the Mai Po wetland centre in Hong Kong- a truly inspiring short film, reflecting the great work that they are doing there.  If you’ve never been, this is a great way to experience the centre and

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WLI update for November 2013

WLI Update November 2013 New Partners  Welcome to the Isla de Santay, Ecuador, and see the updated site for the Pointe-a-Pierre wetland centre, Trinidad and Tobago. New Manual on Best Practice for Wetland Centres ERF and Seosan city worked together to hold a very useful workshop to

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Fundacion Kennedy update, Chile

Fundacion Kennedy update In Zapallar, we ran a Photography Competition with the Municipality of Zapallar and the University of Valparaiso. The idea was that the children and adults could participate drawing and taking pictures of the beautiful wetlands located at Zapallar.  Also we did many wetlands classes at

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Distance learning course for wetland educators

Last year we worked with London South Bank University, the RSPB, the Field Studies Council and Botanic Gardens Conservation Internationl (BGCI) to run a distance-learning pilot course for those delivering environmental education on site.  The course was well received, and is now being relaunched, open for application

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WLI update October 2013

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New Partners  Uitkerkse Polder; ICEA; WWF Bolivia WLI North America Last minute planning for the WLI North America Webinar is taking place, to be held on the 29th of October, with speakers from wetland centres across Canada and the US, a workshop on how to evaluate CEPA

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