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WWD 2020 with Saloum Mangrove Environment Clubs Network

Children and adults on a dock on Senegal

Report of World Wetlands Day activity on 2 February 2020 of the Saloum mangrove environment clubs network The story of the dayOn Sunday 2 February 2020 the Marine Protected Area (MPA) of the Gandoule Islands; located in the Saloum Delta, in the department of Foundiougne hosted the

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DANAPURE celebrates World Wetlands Day in Colombia

To celebrate this important day, our students took a field trip to get to know the large wetlands located in the Dosquebradas municipality. After having made a tour of the site, they had the opportunity to take part in a conversation about the history of the place,

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Converting the plastic threat into an ecotourism opportunity

Children with banners and a huge pile of litter

The Kalissaye Ornithological Reserve (ROK) was created by decree 78-809 of 28 July 1978. The ROK’s vocation is to protect a complex ecosystem so that it plays the role of host to breeding colonies of birds and turtles, to ensure good breeding conditions for migratory birds and

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INTECOL abstracts deadline

Logo of INTECOL 2020 conference

The 11th International Wetlands Conference, INTECOL, will happen later this year, with a deadline fast approaching in February. They are calling for abstracts for symposia or workshops, to be received by 28 February. The conference will happen in October in Christchurch, New Zealand. Key dates: Call for

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Kansas Wetlands Education Center’s video for World Wetlands Day 2020

Mandy asks Rob 'whatcha doin'?

Kansas Wetlands Education Center has started a video series–and World Wetlands Day was a perfect opportunity to introduce why wetlands matter for biodiversity, plus a handy run-down on Ramsar and their own Ramsar site, Cheyenne Bottoms. You can subscribe to the whole video series, Whatcha doin Rob?

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Mitigating Algal Blooms Workshop, in Naples, Florida

cover of the event programme

The Everglades Wetland Research Park is marking World Wetlands Day by bringing together more a dozen experts to look at how wetlands can deal with harmful algal blooms. The workshop will spread over two evenings, February 20 to 21, in the Everglades Wetland Research Park. Presentation topics

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POSTPONED: WWT International Engagement Internship 2020/21

Open until 17 April 2020; The WLI internship is now the WWT International Engagement Internship

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Arundel WWT Centre celebrates World Wetlands Day

boat near medieval style huts

Arundel WWT visitor centre celebrated World Wetlands Day 2020 with a Ramsar Ride boat trip gliding peacefully through our beautiful channels on an electric boat. The guided talk on board explained about the Ramsar convention and why we have a ‘Ramsar Hide’ on the reserve. We talked

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Celebration of World Wetlands Day-2020 by BEDS

Wetlands are of great significance regarding ecological value. World Wetlands Day aims to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and planet. International theme for this year was Wetlands and Biodiversity. To raise public awareness on conserving the existing wetlands and to emphasize

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Asian Wetland Symposium 2020

9th Asian Wetland Symposium 1st announcement

The 9th Asian Wetland Symposium will be held in Suncheon, Republic of Korea. Running from 23 to 27 November 2020, it is being organsied by the Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA), Ramsar Center Japan, and Wetlands International – Japan. It is hosted by the city

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