News Ramsar Convention

The Future of humanity depends on wetlands

Mon, 02/02/2015
Help turn the tide on the loss and degradation of our wetlands. Join us for World Wetlands Day 2015.

Spare a thought for water on World Wetlands Day!

Sat, 02/02/2013
Drop everything for a moment today, and remind yourself of the vital role wetland play in supporting life. For today is World Wetlands Day!

Kenya’s Tana River Delta Designated as newest...

Thu, 18/10/2012
A key milestone in conservation efforts in Kenya achieved as the Tana River Delta is designated as a Ramsar site.

BirdLife South Africa joins the world to...

Fri, 11/05/2012
BirdLife South Africa held a number of events to promote the important link between healthy wetlands and the good health of people, birds and the economy

Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention...

Tue, 24/04/2012
The National Wetlands Committee of Panama celebrated Earth Day with the visit of the Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention, Anada Tiéga, to Panama Bay Ramsar Site.

BirdLife renews its commitment to work for...

Fri, 20/05/2011
BirdLife and the Ramsar Convention Secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to continue their ongoing partnership to further develop and implement the Convention.

Launch of Wetland Globe International Wetland...

Wed, 28/07/2010
The World Wetland Network, an international initiative comprising over 200 wetland NGOs from across the globe, is today launching a new set of awards to recognise best practice in wetland management, and to highlight wetlands in crisis...