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WLI Bulletin September 2021

By Connor Walsh / 29th September 2021

Download PDF WLI World September 2021 Issue 24 of WLI World: you can both download as PDF to print, or view story-by-story here. Open each story by tapping on its title. Welcome Expand Welcome to the WLI World Bulletin for September 2021. Once again we appear as a 1991 retro-style newsletter, to celebrate 30 years…

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WLI Bulletin March 2021

By Connor Walsh / 18th March 2021

Download PDF WLI World March 2021 Issue 23 of WLI World is the first you can both download as PDF and also view directly on the website. Open each story by tapping on its title. Welcome Expand Welcome to the WLI World Bulletin for March 2021. In the PDF printable version, you may may notice…

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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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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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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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Wetland online game from Liminka Bay!

By Connor Walsh / 10th February 2021

Liminka Bay Visitor Centre stayed closed during World Wetlands Day 2021, but the staff were able to celebrate wetlands by publishing a new wetland educational game online. You can play the game in Finnish, Swedish, or English. You oversee an entire wetland, from the peatlands to the estuary. You chose what actions to initiate or…

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WWD 2021 activities

By Connor Walsh / 3rd February 2021

World Wetlands Day 2021 has flourished online! On Twitter, WLI shared twenty tweets from WLI members, the Ramsar Convention, and other wetland experts; and there was a constant flow of people tagging and mentioning us. We love sharing your activities on Facebook and Twitter; if we missed your posts on 2 February, let us know!…

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World Wetlands Day 2021 materials online!

By Connor Walsh / 1st December 2020

The Ramsar Secretariat has launched the website for World Wetlands Day 2021. There you can find materials for use online and on physical materials. The theme for 2021 is ‘Wetlands and water’ and you can find short videos for social media, a factsheet, a poster, logos, and a memory game to download and customise. They…

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