News Ramsar Convention

Spare a thought for water on World Wetlands Day!

Sat, 02/02/2013 - 06:00

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

Worldwide

Kenya’s Tana River Delta Designated as newest Ramsar Site in Africa

Thu, 18/10/2012 - 08:18

A key milestone in conservation efforts in Kenya achieved as the Tana River Delta is designated as a Ramsar site.

Africa

Wise decisions for wetlands? Ramsar COP11 begins in Bucharest

Fri, 06/07/2012 - 18:49

BirdLife will be using the meeting to highlight the threats to key wetlands from ill-considered ‘development’ that focuses only on short-term benefits.

Worldwide

BirdLife South Africa joins the world to celebrate World Wetlands Day

Fri, 11/05/2012 - 09:32

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

Africa

Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention celebrates Earth Day in Bay of Panama Ramsar site

Tue, 24/04/2012 - 04:23

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.

Americas

BirdLife renews its commitment to work for wetlands

Fri, 20/05/2011 - 10:12

BirdLife and the Ramsar Convention Secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to continue their ongoing partnership to further develop and implement the Convention.

Pacific

Launch of Wetland Globe International Wetland Awards

Wed, 28/07/2010 - 15:41

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...

Pacific