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Wetlands Convention
Intergovernmental treaty providing framework for the conservation & wise use of wetlands & their resources. Follow Secretary General
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Martha Rojas Urrego 11h
became a party to the @RamsaConv in 1984 & has named 50 sites on the list of of International Importance. It was a pleasure to meet with Amb. Boudjemâa Delmi today in Geneva especially since the country is the Standing Committee representative for North Africa.
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UNEP/CMS Oct 11
Today is ! Let’s prevent the giant tide of plastic from threatening ! “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to !”
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Martha Rojas Urrego Oct 11
Today is international child. In this picture these little girls are sharing information about wetlands. Hopefully all of them will grow up and become a force for restoration and conservation.
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Martha Rojas Urrego Oct 9
Creating a peatland restoration agency, mapping the country's peatlands and working with landowners are some of the admirable measures the Government of Indonesia is taking to address the root causes of the fires. via
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Yale Environment 360 Oct 6
In 2018, nine villages in Demak, Indonesia had erected brushwood barriers along 10 miles of coastline. These will eventually recreate a green belt of mangroves that will restore the entire coastline, protecting communities and creating new wetland habitat.
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World Migratory Bird Day Oct 8
- “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to !” Make your voice heard by sharing this amazing video by East Asian - Australasian Flyway Partnership () for a better future for birds and people on our interconnected planet!
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Wetlands Convention Oct 7
🆕Senior Regional Advisor for Africa Deadline for applications: 4 November 2019 To apply click:
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Martha Rojas Urrego Oct 7
Wetlands are an important natural habitat, on which people and a healthy biodiversity depend. Its , contribute to making cities liveable. .
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Wetlands Convention Oct 7
Its . The first human settlements sprung up near wetland floodplains. Today remain vital for & supply, are as source of , all essential for community wellbeing.
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UNDP Iran Oct 7
Meet Mr Ahangari, representative of the 👨🏻‍🌾 of Khorkhore village in describing about how they are participating in the “conservation of ”.
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Martha Rojas Urrego Oct 4
As the momentum for climate solutions takes on new heights, should be considered. includes restoration, sustainable use and conservation of wetlands.
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Wetlands Convention Oct 4
Wetlands are a vital habitat for; ✅A healthy planet ✅Prosperous people ✅Migratory birds And lots more... (Image: Rohan Chakravarty/Greenhumour)
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Wetlands Convention Oct 2
Coastal ecosystems store carbon in their soils as well as in the plants themselves and, once absorbed, the carbon can be locked away for thousands of years if undisturbed.
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World Wildlife Fund Sep 27
"Despite the global significance of wetlands, an estimated one-half of all wetlands on the planet have disappeared. The Pantanal is at risk too." - WWF's Emily Malina. Learn more about the Pantanal:
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Mbaarak Abdalla Sep 29
We are looking for partners to plant 14,260,000 mangrove trees along Tudor Creek in Mombasa County,Kenya. We are welcoming organizations, individuals, volunteers and experts. The creek is highly degraded from 1,641ha down to 215ha due to human activities and natural disasters.
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Martha Rojas Urrego Sep 28
We need to leverage our global efforts on species, sites & ecosystems to reverse loss. Great meeting of the 8 conventions to develop a strong collective biodiversity framework!
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WWT Sep 27
If rainforests are the lungs of the planet, then wetlands are the lifeblood. As much as we need air to breathe, we need water to live. The conservation of our wetlands is essential to all life on Earth 💧🌏💚
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Martha Rojas Urrego Sep 26
Mare de Darkoye and Mare de Yomboli both water bodies in the northern semi-arid Sahel region are now recognized as Wetlands of International Importance under the . Congratulations to the government and people of Burkina Faso.
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Wetlands Convention Sep 25
NEW Report: Ocean warming is disrupting species, impacting marine ecosystems on which people and the planet depend.
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