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WLI six-monthly update, September 2012

By Chris Rostron / 2nd September 2012

WLI Update September 2012 Here’s the WLI update September 2012 – with stories of a new wetland centres at Haifeng, China and Baikka Beel, Bangladesh; exchange visits between Australia and Bangladesh, and Chile and the UK; an update from the recent Ramsar COP11 meeting; and introducing Norway’s practical way of celebrating World Wetlands Day without…

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Korean Wetland Awards

By Chris Rostron / 29th August 2012

5th Eco Water Awards – international prize KFEM (Korean Federation for Environment Movement) is coordinating “The 5th Eco Water Awards” with SBS and the Korean Ministry of Environment.  One of the awards is to be given to an overseas organization or individual in the international section, the Gaia prize.  Last time the first prize went…

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Baikka Beel, Bangladesh, seeks volunteeer

By Chris Rostron / 27th August 2012

At present a visitor centre is under construction at Baikka Beel, North East Bangladesh, with a combination of USAID and Chevron support.  The Centre for Natural Resources Studies (CNRS, an NGO) is looking for a volunteer with graphic /art capability as well as wildlife/environment interests, who could help in developing interpretive materials particularly displays for…

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