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School wetland guides, Colombia

Liceo Taller San Miguel guides

What a great school, that trains you to become a wetland guide! Danapure, the Liceo Taller San Miguel in Colombia has taught a bunch of kids so well that they have all earned certificates. They write: Today we become Wetland Guides. We are happy to make this

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Russia comes to WWT Slimbridge

Our long-time colleagues Eugene Genelt-Yanovskiy and Yulia Danilova of the Baltic Fund for Nature visited us at WWT Slimbridge, UK, and took a look at our new exhibit, a replica of a tundra research station. WWT’s historic work with migratory birds included sending out scientists to the

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EU-China NGO Twinning program 2019 deadline

Chen Qing and Chris Rostron at London Wetland Centre

Wetland centre staff in China and Europe may be interested in a direct exchange, just like the Mangrove Conservation Foundation (MCF) and Wildfowl and Wetland Trust (WWT) did last year. The EU-China NGO Twinning Exchange Program supported one-month work trips for WLI’s Chris Rostron in China and MCF’s

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Students start measuring climate change at wetland centres

A group of young people pose outside the visitor centre entrance

Our Erasmus+ project Biowet has brought young people together and started gathering data! Pupils from Dokka High School in Norway went to the UK to meet long-term volunteers from EVOA in Portugal. The host for this visit was WWT’s wetland centre at Martin Mere, and the young

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WLI Bulletin March 2019

Please see our WLI Update March 2019 for the latest WLI stories, looking at seagrass education in Malaysia, environmental therepy for diverse populations in Trinidad and Tobago; the Biowet project bringing European high-schoolers together to assess climate change; the concept behind a natural playground in Canada; and

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WLI internship 2019/2020

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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World Wildlife Day-3 March

World Wildlife Day will be celebrated in 2019 under the theme “Life below water: for people and planet”, which aligns with goal 14 of UN Sustainable Development Goals. This is the first World Wildlife Day to focus on life below water. It is a great opportunity to

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First Biowet students’ webinar

The Biowet project took another step closer to fruition on 21 February 2019. As part of the Erasmus+ funded initiative, the head of WLI Chris Rostron hosted a webinar that connected students in Norway, the UK, the Basque Country, and Portugal. WLI and MBP member centres at

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Embracing the Earth, Putú, Chile

Our Chilean partners Maule Mataquito Defense & Conservation Group organized the 5th “Embrace your Earth” Event, a socio-environmental activity that aims to promote the value of the Putú dunes and wetlands through artistic, cultural and recreational activities with the local community. The event took place on World

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World Wetlands Day 2019 at Baikka Beel

World Wetlands Day 2019 was celebrated by the Baragangina Resource Management Organization (RMO), a community-based organization responsible for sustainable management of Baikka Beel permanent wetland sanctuary situated in Hail Haor in Moulvibazar district of Bangladesh.   Events included a rally, discussion on the importance, functions and services

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The WLI network is endorsed by the Ramsar Convention on wetlands and coordinated by WWT.

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