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February 2, 2013 was World Wetlands Day.  It marked the 42nd anniversary of the signing of the International Convention on Wetlands, generally called Ramsar after the city where it was signed.  At the same time the United Nations has declared … Continue reading

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Ramsar, the International Convention on Wetlands is 40 years old today, February 2, 2011.  Today the treaty includes 160 nations http://www.ramsar.org/cda/en/ramsar-about-parties-contracting-parties-to-23808/main/ramsar/1-36-123%5E23808_4000_0__ and 1,190 sites http://www.ramsar.org/cda/en/ramsar-documents-list/main/ramsar/1-31-218_4000_0__ including 28 in the United States. In August of 2010 The Compleat Wetlander covered the … Continue reading

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  It’s not too soon to start planning.  February 2, 2011 is a very special day for wetlands around the world.  It will be 40 years since an international treaty was completed in Ramsar, Iran.  It is the only international … Continue reading

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