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World Wetlands Day

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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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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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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