Connecting wetland centres across the world


FSC Darwin Scholarship Programme, Brazil

If you are a scientist under 35, working or studying in the fields of biology or ecology, this 10 day course in Brazil could be interesting for you.  Run by the Field Studies Council, it aims to give a fantastic opportunity to get first-hand experience in a range

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Hong Kong – Taiwan Exchange Visit

The mud house at K2 nature centre

WWF Hong Kong staff visit Guandu, Taiwan In late 2014, staff from Hong Kong’s Education Department took part in an exchange visit to Taiwan, where amongst other activities they attended the Taipei International Birdwatching Fair held in Guandu Nature Park. It was not just a fair, it

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Smolensk ‘Keepers of Wetlands – 2015’ event

Smolensk Wetland Keepers

In the national park “Smolensk Lakeland” winter ecological school “Keepers of wetland-2015” was held. From 4 to 9 December in the national park “Smolensk Lakeland” the ecological school “Keepers of wetland-2015” was held, organized in the framework of international projects for the conservation of trans-boundary wetland areas in

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Darwin Scholarship Programme, UK

Annual Darwin Scholarship Programme, 19th August – 29th August 2015, UK Monitoring and Communicating Biodiversity  The aim of the Darwin Scholar Programme is to develop “better naturalists” in the spirit of Darwin’s love of nature and observing the natural world. The Scholarship will focus on three areas:

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WLI update January 2015

Local handicraft

WLI Update January 2015 New Partners Welcome to new partners from: France, Maison du Lac de Grand-Lieu; Argentina, Jaaukanigas; Pakistan, Taunsa Information Centre; and Morocco, SPANA Maroc. World Wetlands Day 2015, 2nd February 2015 This year’s theme for World Wetlands Day is ‘Wetlands for our future’ and

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WLI Latin America and the Caribbean

Salar del huasco, stream

Around 50 participants attended the recent Conference on Conservation of Wetlands in Latin America and the Caribbean, hosted by CEH (Centro de Estudios de Humedales) and WLI, in Pica, northern Chile.  The event was our first real opportunity to discuss the opportunities to expand the WLI network

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Smolensk opening and WLI Russia develoment

Centro de visitantes Smolensk

New wetland center opens in “Smolensk Lakeland”, Russia  On 24th -25th ofOctober, 2014, the seminar “Russian network of educational centers of wetlands: Prospects for Development” was held in the “Baklanovo” Eco Centre, attended by a worldwide network of wetland centers Wetland Link International, international non-governmental organization Wetlands International

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WLI Bulletin, September 2014

Diseño del Centro de Pantanos de Villa

Please click on WLI update for the September edition of the WLI six-monthly bulletin, with news from the Urdaibai bird center in the Basque Country, our new exchange project working with centres from Russia and the US and stories from wetland centres across the world.  If you have

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WLI in Colombia

Paramos frog

Lake Tota, the Paramos and wetland education Chris Rostron, Head of Wetland Link International (WLI) took a second trip this October to support colleagues at Lake Tota, in the highlands of Colombia, the largest and highest lake in the country, but unprotected and under threat from pollution

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WLI News August 2014

New Partners California Waterfowl Association, US; Holmen Wetland Centre, Norway. MBP Annual Meet 2014 (Europe) There is still time to register for the Migratory Birds for People (MBP) annual meeting, this year hosted by our colleagues at the Camargue in the south of France.  We will be

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