Connecting wetland centres across the world


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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Lille Vildmose

Lille Vildmose in the eastern part of Himmerland is a Danish wilderness and an eldorado for nature lovers and people with an interest in history. The area is Denmark’s biggest protected region with its 7600 hectares or 76 km2. Here you will find, amongst other things Northwestern

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Volunteer WWT Cambodia project

The Cambodia project have just started recruiting for two really exciting volunteer roles with the Cambodia partnership, in Cambodia for 5 month placements.  Only a few fragments of lower Mekong wetland habitat remain, dotted across the landscape in southern Cambodia and Vietnam. These remaining wetlands support important

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Visit to WWT’s Enfield Wetlands project, London

 As part of the WLI (Wetland Link International) internship at WWT (Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust) Slimbridge, we visited the WWT project in Enfield, North London with Andy Graham from WWT’s “Working Wetlands” team.  This project is transforming a non-used area, to become an area with wetlands and

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MBP Annual Meeting 2017, Luxembourg

The Migratory Birds for People (MBP) Annual Meeting took place this year from the 8th to the 11th October, at the newly-built and very impressive Biodiversum Remerschen in Luxembourg.  This year brought together 22 partners from as far North as St Petersburg, Russia, to as far south

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