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World Wetlands Day 2016

World Wetland Day with Khakassky Reserve

On February 2nd, the Khakassky Reserve and children from Saint Innokenty of Moscow Orthodox Gymnasium celebrated the World Wetland Day. The World Wetland Day is one of the most important environmental holidays. It marks the date of signing of the Convention on Wetlands, called the Ramsar Convention,

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Salinas y Arenales Regional Park of San Pedro del Pinatar

World Wetlands Day

As in previous years, the Office for Social and Economic Promotion of the Environment of the Region of Murcia, through the visitor centre ‘Salinas and Arenales of San Pedro del Pinatar Regional Park’, joined the celebration of World Wetlands Day . Through various activities, aimed at both

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World Wetlands Day, Nordre Øyeren, Norway


In the wetland center of Nordre Øyeren, we celebrated the World Wetland Day with various activities primarily focusing on the children and youth. The activities included birdhouse making, bird and nature quizzes, feeding the aquarium fish and engaging with the audience, making ice art, coloring and painting,

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Taunsa Wetland Centre, Pakistan

Actors representing the wildlife of the Indus

WWF Pakistan celebrated World Wetlands Day this year to help raise awareness of illegal wildlife trade with community participation. Theatre performance with professional actors enacted the river Indus with all its wildlife, then the impacts of hunters who are trapping birds and turtles.  This was followed by a

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WLI Korea

WLI Korea Group

After a long time discussing and preparing, WLI Korea was launched on World Wetlands Day, to provide support for wetland centres within the country.  The initiative is being lead by the KFEM (Friends of the Earth South Korea), and will be open to anyone running wetland education

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Danapure World Wetlands Day, Colombia

Classe en plein air

DANAPURE’s Wetland – Liceo Taller San Miguel Colombia Apart from being a tribute to our DANAPURE, it is a recognition for all the wetlands around the world.  During several days, the students have taken part in different activities, such as reforestation with guadua’s species, which are both good

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WWD conference, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Young researchers, RDC

A conference was held in Bukavu the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), on World Wetlands Day with youth scientific researchers at Evangelical University of Africa UEA BUKAVU.  Around 350 people attended, including students, researchers and NGOs, to debate the topic: “How to maintain the resilience of

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Hunter Wetland Centre, Australia

Gwydir wetlands

Hunter Wetlands Centre Australia (HWCA) launched two exhibitions of photographs of waterbirds and wetlands to celebrate World Wetlands Day on Tuesday 2 February 2016. HWCA is pleased to partner with the New South Wales (NSW) Office of Environment and Heritage to provide a long-term home for a

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Hong Kong Wetland Park celebrates World Wetlands Day 2016


Hong Kong Wetland Park held a ceremony on January 30 to celebrate World Wetlands Day 2016. Officiating at the celebration ceremony, the Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation, Dr Leung Siu-fai, said, “Hong Kong Wetland Park is committed to fulfilling its mission of promoting wetland conservation. Over

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