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Celebrating Migratory Bird Ambassadors in Kenya

Fri, 24/05/2013 - 08:29

The month of March was very special for Kenya as citizens peacefully voted in their leaders to serve them for the next five years. In conservation, another milestone was achieved in regards to unravel...

Africa Kenya Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa

Local population plays a key role in assessing ecosystem services at the Ramsar Site ‘Complejo Llanganati’, Ecuador

Fri, 05/04/2013 - 17:05

An important achievement in the process of assessing eco...

Americas

New Protected Area in the Argentinean Puna: Campo de Piedra Pómez

Thu, 28/03/2013 - 19:32

The creation of the National Protected Area, ‘Campo de Piedra Pómez’, was formalised on 11 October 2012, with the signing of the formal decree. The new protected ...

Americas

A Cocktail of Invasive Species in Lake Naivasha

Thu, 18/10/2012 - 09:28

Once in Lake Naivasha and the striking call of an African Fish Eagle is an invitation to other variety of birds, wildlife, people and the famous roses. The eagle’s call is double-edged signifying pri...

Africa

Sustainable tourism for Nepal's wetlands

Thu, 02/02/2012 - 06:47

Wetlands are diverse habitats that are extremely important for biodiversity. They also provide vital benefits for millions of people, including food, fibre, flood protection, water purification and supply...

Worldwide

Fires are destroying the main biodiversity hotspots in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Wed, 26/10/2011 - 14:36

The greatest ornithological hotspots in Bosnia and Herzegovina , the natural park Hutovo blato and  Livanjsko polje (the biggest kars...

Europe and Central Asia Bosnia and Herzegovina Birds in Europe

Mangrove planting in Cambodia to celebrate Ramsar Convention 40th Anniversary

Tue, 06/09/2011 - 14:14

In 1998, Cambodia officially became a contracting party to the Ramsar Convention and designated three sites as Wetlands of International Imp...

Asia

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 (MoC) to continue their ongoing partnership to further develop and implement the Convention. The agreemen...

Pacific

Celebrating World Wetlands Day while South Africa is flooding?

Wed, 02/02/2011 - 10:00

South Africa is flooding, and the extent of destruction in some areas is unprecedented. Lives have been lost, families uprooted and livelihoods destroyed. The money requi...

Africa

Bosques para agua y humedales

Wed, 02/02/2011 - 06:55

Hoy es el Día Mundial de los Humedales y el 40 aniversario de la Convención Ramsar, adopatada en la ciudad de Ramsar, Irán, el 2 de febrero de 1971. Durante las últimas cuatro décadas Ramsar ha tenido un impacto positivo en la valoració...

Worldwide

Forests for water and wetlands

Wed, 02/02/2011 - 06:54

Today is World Wetlands Day and the 40th anniversary of the Convention on Wetlands, which was adopted in the Iranian city of Ramsar on 2 February 1971. Over the last four decades the Ramsar Convention has had a huge positive impact on...

Worldwide