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Criteria for Identifying Wetlands of International Importance

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LINK: http://www.ramsar.org/cda/en/ramsar-about-sites-criteria-for/main/ramsar/1-36-55%5E20740_4000_0__

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As adopted by the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971) to guide implementation of Article 2.1 on designation of Ramsar sites. Group A of the criteria relate to sites containing representative, rare or unique wetland types; Group B of the criteria related to sites of international importance for conserving biological diversity.

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Regions: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Canada, Canada and United States, World, Nunavut, United States

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