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World Wetlands Day

What WLI did in 2019

A summary of the WLI team’s diverse activities in 2019!

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World Wetlands Day 2020

Logo for World Wetlands Day 2020

World Wetlands Day is a landmark for many wetland centres, especially in tropical zones and the southern hemisphere. The day provides an opportunity to raise your centre’s profile and perceived value locally, by connecting it to a globally important and shared initiative. The official website can inspire

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WLI best-of celebration of WWD

WLI intern Adil Boulahia has looked at previous celebrations of World Wetlands Day by WLI members and has selected five that caught his eye.            This is a top 5 based on the scale of the activity and its results. Follow the links to learn more about

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Embracing the Earth, Putú, Chile

Our Chilean partners Maule Mataquito Defense & Conservation Group organized the 5th “Embrace your Earth” Event, a socio-environmental activity that aims to promote the value of the Putú dunes and wetlands through artistic, cultural and recreational activities with the local community. The event took place on World

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World Wetlands Day 2019 at Baikka Beel

World Wetlands Day 2019 was celebrated by the Baragangina Resource Management Organization (RMO), a community-based organization responsible for sustainable management of Baikka Beel permanent wetland sanctuary situated in Hail Haor in Moulvibazar district of Bangladesh.   Events included a rally, discussion on the importance, functions and services

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Hong Kong Wetland Park celebrates World Wetlands Day 2019

To echo with the theme“Wetlands and Climate Change”, Hong Kong Wetland Park (HKWP) organised a series of fun-filled activities to celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD) 2019. The activities included the winter signature event Bird Watching Festival, art workshops, bird watching guided tours, bird race and “Flying Foodies”

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Clean up event in Antofagasta, Algarrobo, Santiago and Huiscapi

Antofagasta: Fundación Kennedy had a Cleaning event at La Chimba, one of the last Wetlands in Antofagasta. The activity was organized by Fundación Kennedy, Copec and Aguas Antofagasta, who installed a stand that gave water for the volunteers. We are really grateful to Aguas Antofagasta because they

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DANAPURE visit to Ukumari

This year´s celebration has been very special.  We took the children to a wetland that is located in UKUMARI, a flora and fauna theme Park in Pereira.  This park has been recognized by COLCIENCIAS as a conservation center of wildlife. It was a very meaningful experience because

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World Wetlands Day in Green Balkans

a group of children standing infront of the centre

For Green Balkans, species conservation is equally important with educating and involving people of all ages. This year we celebrated World Wetlands Day in Plovdiv, Pomorie, Shabla, Durankulak and in the village of Zhitnitsa (Dobrich municipality). This year’s motto is ‘Wetlands and climate change’. Our team visited the

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Norway launches Ramsar map solution

Akersvika ramasr site, cr: Gunnar Kjaerstad

On the occasion of the world’s wetland day 2 February, the Environment Directorate launches a map solution for Norway’s 63 Ramsar areas. These internationally valuable wetland areas are important for both climate and biodiversity. As wetlands and climate change is the main theme of the world’s wetland day

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The WLI network is endorsed by the Ramsar Convention on wetlands and coordinated by WWT.


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