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World Biodiversity Day, 2017, Bangladesh

BEDS workshop

Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) celebrated World Biodiversity Day 2017 at the grass-roots level in Bangladesh, adjacent to the Sundarbans mangrove Forest area focusing on this year theme “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism”.  The aim of our celebration is to make people aware about the importance, necessity and conservation

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International day for Biological Diversity

The 22nd of May is the UN International Day for Biological Diversity, see their website here for more information.  This year’s theme is biodiversity and sustainable tourism, very appropriate for many wetland centres that encourage visitors into their sites.  The UN has resources and links on its site

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WLI Bulletin, May 2017

Community oyster harvest, Senegal

The WLI update May 2017 is now available, with stories from wetland centres in Canada and Romania, an update on WWT’s Flight of the Swans expedition, an opportunity to report on your wetland as part of a global survey, and how the network is developing in West

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WLI Americas webinar – attracting visitors on site

John Bunker Sands - Mussel Hunting

Date for your diary: 30th May 2017, WLI Americas Webinar IV, 3-6pm US Eastern Time Working with the US Association of State Wetland Managers, we are holding the 4th WLI Americas webinar on bringing local people into wetland sites.  The Webinar is free to join, please visit

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WMBD in Colombia II

Birds are free, let them fly!  From the San Miguel School, Colombia

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WMBD at Naturum Takern, Sweden

takern video

  Connecting Schools and Birds along the East Atlantic Flyway 11th may 2017 Naturum Tåkern and Fridtjuvberg school, Ödeshög, Sweden. On Thursday the 11th may, children from grade 5 in Fridtjuvberg school, Ödeshög municipality took part in the event “Connecting Schools and Birds along the East Atlantic

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WMBD Colombia

Liceo San Miguel

GLOBAL BIG DAY, a day when the day birds flew the highest. We borrowed their wings and understood their freedom.  San Miguel School, Colombia

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Vacaresti Nature Park’s Royal visitor

By an exceptional chance, the first visitor to the Vacaresti Nature Park as a new WLI member was His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.  This event (30/03/17) was possible due to His Royal Highness’ special interest in nature and thanks to great support for our project

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WLI Internship applications 2017 now open

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust hosts the Wetland Link International (WLI) initiative, a support network for those working in wetland centres that deliver CEPA activities (Communication, Education, Participation and Awareness) at wetland sites. The network has over 300 members, and forms part of Ramsar’s CEPA programme, as

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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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