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Wetlands Convention Jul 18
Close to 70% of the global population will live in cities by 2050. Growth in cities should not be at the expense of urban . Its and we are highlighting the value of urban wetlands to making cities safe, resilient & sustainable.
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Wetlands Convention Jun 13
Its and we thought we could share some dry facts about .
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Wetlands Convention Jul 25
Tomorrow 26 July is the international day for the conservation of . Mangroves provide multiple benefits to people and the planet. Its and we are highlighting the value of mangroves.
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Wetlands Convention Aug 15
Wetlands are nature's water bank. A safe place to store excess rainfall. It's and we are highlighting how protect communities from flood disasters.
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Wetlands Convention Jul 11
Seven benefits provide to people. It's and we are highlighting why wetlands are essential to achieve our collective global agenda for sustainable development.
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Wetlands Convention Aug 22
Wetlands are essential in urban areas and contribute to making cities liveable. Its read our factsheet to learn why/how your city should keep its urban .
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Blue Carbon Lab Aug 28
Happy ! Seagrass is a key food source for fish, dugongs and turtles 🐢. But, seagrass beds can help mitigate climate change by trapping & storing carbon on their leaves, roots and sediments.
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Wetlands Int. Sep 19
A wonder of on ! Coastal wetlands help maintain underground storage by gathering freshwater from sources on the surface. This freshwater 'bubble' also prevents the saline water to get into our coastal wetlands.
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Blue Carbon Lab Sep 4
It's ! Contrary to popular belief, wetlands are not always . Many inland wetlands can remain dry for a significant period of time between periods of rain or snowmelt.
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Wetlands Convention Aug 8
Sustainable urbanization values for their contribution to making cities liveable. Its and we are highlighting Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. Located in the heart of Dubai, It is also a of International Importance.
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Laura 🐝 Sep 10
Tonight I'm backing up to last as I love these 2 pics. 1st features a saw 6-8. 2nd pic reminds me of 'Hinterland Who's Who ' commercials as a small child :) when life was simple. How I feel 'out there'.
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Real Duck Tails Jul 25
Of course are important for these little ones. We found this little duckling along with its brothers and sisters being led to a wetland by their mom. They depend on wetlands for their survival.
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Rachel Hager Sep 19
Happy !! This week is a little bittersweet as my field season comes to an end partly because of the Oct waterfowl hunt. All summer we’ve had natural noises, but this week we’ve heard gunshots, dogs barking, and folks looking for prime hunting spots!
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Wetlands Int. Sep 12
Wetlands nurture us, provide us, protect us. They work like a centre around which lives thrive, flora and fauna flourish, people progress. We must take care of the way they take care of us. Happy !
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Wetlands Convention Sep 5
Check out preliminary agenda for , the upcoming 13th Conference of the Parties (incl. 27 Draft Resolutions): | Programme for Side Events at the venue coming soon: watch this space.
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Steve Anderson Sep 5
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Wetlands Int. Sep 4
It's & our colleague is attending a workshop to monitor & document changes in the situation of internationally important wetlands for waterbirds. Know more about our efforts for wetland biodiversity:
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Blue Carbon Lab Sep 11
Happy ! Wetlands are home to plants & animals with unusual adaptations. have aerial roots to deal with waterlogged soils, while mudskippers can breathe through their skin during low tides.
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Ducks Unlimited GPR Aug 1
- Over 500 different species rely on wetland habitats and as the prairie colors darken in deep summer, ducklings can be found popping up on them looking for their first meals!
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Wetlands Convention Sep 19
Draft Resolution 10 for encourages Parties to continuously monitor Ramsar Sites for changes in & report these to the Secretariat asap -- if necessary incl. listing on
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