World Wetlands Day

WLI at Grand Lieu WWD 2022

By Chris Rostron / 1st February 2022

Audrey Cadou on WWD 2022 cr: La Maison du Lac de Grand-Lieu Thirteen students from the middle school Albert Vinçon, located in Saint-Nazaire went to the Maison du Lac de Grand Lieu. They started with an introduction of the day by a video call in English with Chris Rostron, who presented several topics including WLI,…

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World Wetlands Day at Grand Lieu Lake

By Connor Walsh / 31st January 2022

World Wetlands Day 2022: a programme of activities around the Grand-Lieu Lake For World Wetlands Day, more than 20 partners working around the Grand-Lieu Lake have gathered to prepare a lot of activities on the ‘Wetlands Action for People and Nature’ theme. The objective is to raise awareness among as many people as possible about…

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2-2-2022: Wetlands Action for People and Nature

By Connor Walsh / 10th December 2021

The theme for World Wetlands Day 2022 is Wetlands Action for People and Nature. The official website already has free materials for you to prepare your activities! You can find posters, an infographic, images for social media, a colouring-in sheet and a presentation with facts and images on WorldWetlandsDay.org. As well as materials, the website…

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World Wetlands Day themes

By Connor Walsh / 6th July 2021

The Ramsar Convention has set the themes for the next three years of World Wetlands Day: 2022 Wetlands action for people and nature 2023 Wetland restoration 2024 Wetlands and human wellbeing The day will continue to be celebrated on 2nd February. Every year the Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention provides useful materials relating to the…

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Wetland in the ice

WWD 2021 at Biodiversum, Luxembourg

By Connor Walsh / 24th February 2021

To celebrate the Ramsar Conventions’ 50th  anniversary, BirdLife Luxembourg and Biodiversum Nature Centre were invited by RTL Radio to speak about the Ramsar Convention, wetlands and their conservation in Luxembourg and worldwide. World Wetlands Day was the ideal time. Visits to wetlands were postponed due to current health restrictions, so these interviews were a great…

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DANAPURE World Wetlands Day 2021, Colombia

By Chris Rostron / 19th February 2021

Every drop that springs from the wetland serves to renew our commitment to the planet. The students were not present at our celebration, but they contributed ideas from home to identify the place, which shows in a natural way the importance of insects such as ants and butterflies in the conservation of wetland ecosystems. We…

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UKUMARI Dia Mundial de los Humedales

UKUMARI World Wetlands Day

By Chris Rostron / 19th February 2021

For the celebration of World Wetlands Day, the subject of study with the visitors was Climate Change, highlighting the importance of wetlands in controlling the increase in temperature and conserving life.We celebrated with the visitors and especially with the children, for whom we prepared a presentation of plays inviting our wetland animals as characters, we…

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Hong Kong Wetland Park users’ celebration in video

By Connor Walsh / 16th February 2021

To celebrate World Wetlands Day 2021, Hong Kong Wetland Park has produced a high-quality short video. It interviews different wetland stakeholders, sharing their views on the importance of wetlands. The video is in Cantonese but even if you don’t understand that language you will still recognise the calm and warmth on the faces of the…

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Two men sitting by lake

Lake Tota’s World Wetlands Day 2021

By Connor Walsh / 11th February 2021

In Colombia, Fundación Montecito and Lake Tota held two activities for World Wetlands Day 2021. On 2nd February, they were able to hold a unique dialogue with indigenous representative Mamo Kankuamo, next to Lake Tota, about the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Wetlands. They recorded a video of the discussion by the lakeside. They…

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Wakkerstroom photo contest & webinar!

By Connor Walsh / 11th February 2021

February 2021 in South Africa saw restricitons on public activities, so Wakkerstroom Tourism and Education Centre have run two online events, around World Wetlands Day. First is a photography competition, run together with the Wakkerstroom Natural Heritage Association. If you are in the area, you can still enter the content! It closes on 27 February.…

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