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Ramsar Convention on Wetlands




The International Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971, provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. This Ramsar Convention Web site Includes:

  • What's New @ Ramsar?
  • Announcements
  • About Ramsar
  • World Wetlands Day
  • Country Profiles
  • The Ramsar Library
  • Wise Use Centre
  • Ramsar Photo Gallery
  • Ramsar Links
  • Ramsar and the CBD
  • Ramsar Award 1999
  • The Ramsar Sites Database

Additional Information:

Regions: Canada, Canada and United States, World, United States

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