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Internship with WLI Programme team, UK

WWT Slimbridge centre

We are excited to announce that we are currently recruiting for a 9-month internship with the WLI team at WWT Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, UK.  This brand new role will support the WLI Global Manager in growing the WLI network and developing relationships with other wetland conservation organisations, as well as

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Birders gathered in Smolensk Lakeland

On April 9 birders gathered again in Smolensk Lakeland. Birding competition “Lakeland Cup 2016” took place at the ecological center “Baklanovo”. This is a relatively new hobby in Russia caused a stir that few could have predicted. 19 teams came for the competition from Smolensk and Tver

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World Water Day, 2016, Danapure, Colombia

Taking a look towards forests because they depend on water to live; fungi, lychens and mosses were our celebration’s core, to understand that without them, these important ecosystems may disappear.

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World Wetland Day with Khakassky Reserve

On February 2nd, the Khakassky Reserve and children from Saint Innokenty of Moscow Orthodox Gymnasium celebrated the World Wetland Day. The World Wetland Day is one of the most important environmental holidays. It marks the date of signing of the Convention on Wetlands, called the Ramsar Convention,

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WLI update, March 2016

Izunuma Centre

New Partners Welcome to our bumper crop of new wetland centre partners: Lake Izunuma-Uchinuma Sanctuary Center, and Fujimae Japan; Association Mwaka, DR Congo; Asamati, Macedonia; Polistovsky, Russia; Khabeki information Centre, Pakistan; and three centres through Asity, Madagascar. Migratory Birds for People Key partners Staatsbosbeheer are supporting development

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Exchange between members of the WLI Russia network

At Smolensk National Park

On the 10th-11th of March Polistovsky Reserve employees visited National Park “Smolensk Lakeland” to familiarize with the work of one of the wetland educational centers of Wetland Link International (WLI) network. Recall that Polistovsky Reserve joined WLI program at the end of February this year. National Park

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WLI Asia MoU with Ramsar Regional Centre

Delegates at Suncheon signing ceremony

The Ramsar Regional Centre East Asia (RRC-EA) and WLI Global met in South Korea in early March 2016 to agree the role of the RRC-EA as WLI Asia Regional Coordinator.  The RRC-EA has also recently moved to a new office in Suncheon City, South Korea, and celebrated the new

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World Wildlife Day – Liceo San Miguel, Colombia

March 3rd. World Day for Wildlife, Liceo Taller San Miguel-Colombia With the project “SOS for the animal world,” students attended the invitation made ​​by the UN, calling on all citizens of the world to raise awareness about the importance of wildlife for different ecosystems on the planet

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Taunsa Wetland Centre, Pakistan

Actors representing the wildlife of the Indus

WWF Pakistan celebrated World Wetlands Day this year to help raise awareness of illegal wildlife trade with community participation. Theatre performance with professional actors enacted the river Indus with all its wildlife, then the impacts of hunters who are trapping birds and turtles.  This was followed by a

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WLI Korea

WLI Korea Group

After a long time discussing and preparing, WLI Korea was launched on World Wetlands Day, to provide support for wetland centres within the country.  The initiative is being lead by the KFEM (Friends of the Earth South Korea), and will be open to anyone running wetland education

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