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Fundación Kennedy at WWT Slimbridge, UK

Francisca y Josefa a Slimbridge

In September WWT (Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge, UK) hosted two Chilean volunteers, Francisca Bardi, environmental engineer, who works for a NGO called Fundación Kennedy and Josefa González, studying Translation at Universidad Chileno-Británico de cultura. They helped us updating and ensuring accurate translation for the Spanish version

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World Wetlands Day 2016

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World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on the 2nd of February, and the theme of Wetlands for our Future is being promoted over the next few years – this year it will look at Sustainable Livelihoods, exploring how people can work in and around wetlands in

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World Migratory Bird Day – Lico Taller San Miguel, Colombia

World Migratory Bird Day – Energy – Make it bird friendly! For several days, our students learned about the life and habits of migratory birds supported by documentaries, where they observed the effort they made to fly long distances and reach safe ecosystems to meet their reproductive

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WLI Update, June 2015

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Ramsar COP12 results The 12th Ramsar Conference took place from the 2nd to the 9th of June, and gave WWT the opportunity to become the 6th IOP (International Organisation Partner) as well as adopting an updated CEPA resolution, which includes several commitments to using wetland centres as

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US-Russia exchange visit No. 3 – Khakassky

Khakassky Visitor Centre

On June 14-20, Director Katrina Moyna and Board Member Scott Boylen from the Driftless Area Wetlands Centre in Marquette, Iowa, visited Khakassky State Nature Reserve near Abakan, Russia, as part of the Russia-USA Wetland Center Exchange Program. The Driftless Area Wetlands Centre was one of three Wetland

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World Environment Day 2015

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The Pointe-a-Pierre wetland centre, Trinidad and Tobago, has made an excellent short video showing what they did for World Environment Day this year.  Bringing young people into the wetland to find out why it’s so important, encouraging them to take action to protect nature and running a

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WLI update, May 2015

New Partners  We have two new Russian partners, Kronotsky and Gydansky, welcome to the WLI network. Ramsar COP12 The 12th Ramsar Conference starts on Monday the 1st of June in Uruguay, bringing together many of the 168 signatory countries.  It is an opportunity to revise progress of

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Ramsar COP wetland centre side event

Wetland Centre side event at the Ramsar COP12 WLI is working with ERF South Korea (Environmental Ecosystem Research Foundation) to hold a side event on the work of wetland centres around the globe, and how they support delivery of Ramsar’s CEPA programme (Communication, Education, Participation and Awareness). 

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First US wetland centre visits Russia

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  As part of the US – Russia wetland centre exchange programme, funded through US Peer to Peer initiative, our first exchange of staff took place from 19 to 25 April 2015.  Two American colleagues from The Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor (New Jersey) visited the national Park “Smolensk

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WLI Bulletin, April 2015

Please click on the April edition of the WLI six-monthly bulletin, with news from a new partner in the US, pictures of the new education centre at Sungei Buloh, Singapore, and Migratory Birds for People.  We also have the Ramsar COP (conference) coming up in June, and World

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