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World Wetlands Day 2020

Finima Nature Park’s World Wetlands Day 2020

Finima Nature Park joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Wetlands Day 2020 through three days of events. Day One The event kicked off on the 29th of January, 2020 with a discussion session led by Miss Grace Alawa, a lecturer from the Department of

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Haff Réimech: an important flood plain

Flooded boardwalk in winter, temperate wetland

WLI member explains value of floodplains to media as storms flood Europe

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UKUMARI Biopark ecoguides

At the UKUMARI Biopark, the local children who are responsible for the protection of the biopark’s ecosystems held a special and joyful celebration event for World Wetlands Day. With the biologists of the research centre, they are preparing to be the guides for visitors to the park,

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World Wetlands WEEK at Pointe-a-Pierre!

Video screenshot of students doing quadrant

The PaP Wildfowl Trust in Trinidad and Tobago celebrated World Wetlands week from the 2nd February to 7th February, 2020 with a variety of activities. Students participated in environmental programs such as Ecology Labs and Guided Nature Walks for the differently-abled at the Trust. The produced this

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Urdaibai Bird Center celebrates World Wetlands Day

On Sunday 5th April, a WLI member in the Basque Country, Spain celebrated World Wetlands Day at the Urdaibai Ornithological Centre. On a beautiful sunny day, a large number of birds were out on the marsh, creating perfect conditions for the crowds of visitors. Four hundred people

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WWD 2020 with Saloum Mangrove Environment Clubs Network

Children and adults on a dock on Senegal

Report of World Wetlands Day activity on 2 February 2020 of the Saloum mangrove environment clubs network The story of the dayOn Sunday 2 February 2020 the Marine Protected Area (MPA) of the Gandoule Islands; located in the Saloum Delta, in the department of Foundiougne hosted the

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DANAPURE celebrates World Wetlands Day in Colombia

To celebrate this important day, our students took a field trip to get to know the large wetlands located in the Dosquebradas municipality. After having made a tour of the site, they had the opportunity to take part in a conversation about the history of the place,

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Converting the plastic threat into an ecotourism opportunity

Children with banners and a huge pile of litter

The Kalissaye Ornithological Reserve (ROK) was created by decree 78-809 of 28 July 1978. The ROK’s vocation is to protect a complex ecosystem so that it plays the role of host to breeding colonies of birds and turtles, to ensure good breeding conditions for migratory birds and

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Kansas Wetlands Education Center’s video for World Wetlands Day 2020

Mandy asks Rob 'whatcha doin'?

Kansas Wetlands Education Center has started a video series–and World Wetlands Day was a perfect opportunity to introduce why wetlands matter for biodiversity, plus a handy run-down on Ramsar and their own Ramsar site, Cheyenne Bottoms. You can subscribe to the whole video series, Whatcha doin Rob?

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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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