3 Results for Ramsar

Ahead of 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP13) of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the Parties have released a report on the state of the world’s wetlands, bringing attention to the rapid disappearance of these vital ecosystems. Wetlands are disappearing three times faster than forests. Unabated, this…

September 28, 2018 @ 9:49am

The Ramsar Convention Secretariat has launched a call for nominations for the seventh edition of the Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards. The Awards will be presented at the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in October 2018. Three Awards will be granted in 2018,…

September 13, 2017 @ 8:02am

February 2 is World Wetlands Day—the anniversary of the adoption of a treaty which provides the framework for the conservation and wise use of wetlands. While often overshadowed by Wiarton Willie, the event observed annually around the globe. Karla Guyn, CEO for Ducks Unlimited Canada, an non-profit group that actively works…

February 02, 2017 @ 7:34am