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WLI Russia 2018

The Workshop of Wetland Link International-Russia was held on 1st February 2018 in Tver on a platform of the First All-Russian Ornithological Congress. 56 people from 16 regions of Russia, as well as the Republic of Belarus, Switzerland and UK – representatives of international, governmental, scientific and

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Connecting Birds and Schools 2017

Connecting Schools and Birds in the East Atlantic Flyway On Thursday the 11th of May, MBP’s Connecting Birds and Schools project took place, with pupils from across seven schools in Europe and West Africa visiting their local wetlands, and preparing a report on migratory birds.  they visited

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What WLI did in 2017

  Migratory Birds Day, May 2017 schools and birds project. We facilitated 6 schools and wetland centres to take part, with a final skype conference call between three of the schools.   WLI internship: Our intern, Patricio Guerrero from Chile, started in June, replacing our previous intern

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Birds and Schools 2018

Webconference with schools

To celebrate World Migratory Birds Day 2018, we are planning to run a group activity connecting wetland sites and local schools along the flyways, with a video conference call between them to share experiences of their visits.  We did this last year in the MBP network (WLI

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World Wetlands Day 2018

The 2nd of February is World Wetlands Day, celebrating urban wetlands and their role in supporting life for both humans and wildlife.  There is a host of material available on Ramsar’s website, including information posters, case studies, colouring-in poster for children, and an opportunity to upload your event

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Visit WWT London Wetlands Centre

During first week of December I had the opportunity to visit the WWT London Wetlands Centre, which is located close to the River Thames in Barnes, in West London. This place is a constructed wetland as part of a private-public partnership where WWT plays a central role

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Society of Wetland Scientists 2017 Photo Contest

The Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) is currently holding its 2017 photo contest. Four winners will be chosen; the top photos from the following three categories and one overall, grand prize winner. All submissions must be received through the online forms by December 31, 2017, at 11:59

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World Wetlands Day February 2nd, 2018

Wetlands for a sustainable urban future  Half of humanity about 4 billion people live in urban areas today. By 2050 that proportion will reach 66% as people move to cities in search of jobs and a vibrant social life. Cities account for around 80% of global economic output. As cities

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Steart Marshes, Somerset, UK

As part of the internship at Wetland Link International (WLI) at WWT Slimbridge, together with Kane Brides, Monitoring Assistant and Russell Frew, student in practice, I had the opportunity to visit the latest WWT centre open to the public: Steart Marshes, located in Somerset, UK. Steart is

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Futian mangrove nature reserve nature center

Futian mangrove nature reserve nature centre  The reserve is 368 hectare, it’s a mangrove wetland ecosysterm. In 2016, there’re 6636 visitors. The nature center is in the west of the nature reserve. The nature reserve is in the center of the city,just opposite of MaiPo nature reserve.  

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