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30 Ideas: Youth Ecological Camp

By Connor Walsh / 20th December 2021

In 2021 we are marking 30 years of WLI cooperation by sourcing 30 neat ideas from WLI members. Today we hear from the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands.  See all 30 Ideas Description: The Youth EcoCamp is one of the strategies of SCPW in its campaign to educate the youth on the need to…

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Teens measure climate change

By Connor Walsh / 13th December 2021

The BioWet Erasmus+ project has successfully concluded! BioWet is about teens visiting wetland centres to measure the effects of climate change. Congratulations to the partners: EVOA, Dokka High School; Randsfjord museum, Urdaibai Bird Center, and WWT Martin Mere. Started in 2018, the plan involved travel in 2020, so was delayed until this year. Compressing the…

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2-2-2022: Wetlands Action for People and Nature

By Connor Walsh / 10th December 2021

The theme for World Wetlands Day 2022 is Wetlands Action for People and Nature. The official website already has free materials for you to prepare your activities! You can find posters, an infographic, images for social media, a colouring-in sheet and a presentation with facts and images on WorldWetlandsDay.org. As well as materials, the website…

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Extended: Call for proposals for WLI-Asia Fund 2022

By Connor Walsh / 1st December 2021

The call for proposals for WLI-Asia Fund 2022 is now open. The fund aims to support WLI-Asia members for development of CEPA activities, wetland management and monitoring, and Ramsar Site designation. The submission deadline is 27 December. Learn more and download the application pack and submit your application by email to wliasia.grant@gmail.com.

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MBP Annual Meeting 2021

By Connor Walsh / 22nd November 2021

Migratory Birds for People, the network of wetland visitor centres in the East Atlantic Flyway, held an active annual meeting in 2021, entirely online. Wetlands International West Africa had hoped to host the meeting in the Saloum Delta, but the changing COVID situation would have prevents most of the MBP members in Europe from participating.…

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WWT 75 Years

WLI as part of WWT 75

By Connor Walsh / 16th November 2021

WLI was founded 30 years ago at WWT in the UK. WWT has recalled this as part of marking their own 75th anniversary. WWT produces a magazine for its members three times a year, called Waterlife. In the Winter 2021/22 edition, they learn about one of the founders of WLI, Doug Hulyer. Doug talks of…

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Register for WLI webinars!

By Connor Walsh / 10th November 2021

In the last WLI member survey, you asked for more online training and interaction. So we are going to produce three WLI webinars every year, starting in October 2021. WLI members can register and attend the webinars free of charge. You will have the opportunity to interact with the WLI team and fellow WLI members;…

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RRC-EA Fund 2022 Call for Proposals

By Connor Walsh / 8th November 2021

The Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) is now accepting project proposals for funding support under the RRC-EA Wetland Fund 2022. Wetland advocates from the region are invited to apply for small grants in line with the following thematic areas: 1.    Wetland Conservation and Wise Use to support the implementation of the 4th Ramsar…

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Youth Think Tank Competition for the EAA Flyway

By Connor Walsh / 1st November 2021

Here’s a great opportunity for young wetland conservationists in the East Atlantic Flyway. The EAAFP is organising a Youth Think Tank Competition; to help potential participants with their application, they are running a workshop on 6 & 7 November, register by 2 November. Poster summarising the workshop, with registration QR codes The Competition aims to…

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30 Ideas: Click It, Sketch It

By Connor Walsh / 20th October 2021

In 2021 we are marking 30 years of WLI cooperation by sourcing 30 neat ideas from WLI members. Today we hear from the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands.  See all 30 Ideas Description: In line with the celebration of World Migratory Bird Day and the EAAFP theme for 2019-2020 (Flyways – Connecting People…

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