Ramsar Convention


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Ramsar Convention

An international agreement (1971) to protect wetlands. (Also known as the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat.)
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2015 -- Kuwait joined the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands and chose Mubarak Al-Kabir reservation in Boubyan Island as a location representative of the convention's tenets.
The Ramsar Convention classified the LPPCHEA as a wetland of international importance due to the 'critical role it plays in the survival of threatened, restricted-range and congregatory bird species.'
Dubai : The Ramsar Convention has recognised the Wasit Nature Reserve in the UAE's Emirate of Sharjah as a 'Wetland of International Importance'.
Sharjah: The Ramsar Convention has recognised Wasit Nature Reserve as a 'Wetland of International Importance', it was announced on Saturday.
Granted by the Ramsar Convention, this label rewards cities that have taken exceptional measures to protect their urban wetlands.
The 175-hectare park is aWetland of International Importance as declared by the Ramsar Convention for its critical role in the survival of threatened, restricted-range and congregatory bird species.
To combat biodiversity loss, Asean Member States signed the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and other multilateral environmental agreements, such as the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Ramsar Convention has adopted a Ramsar Classification of Wetland Types.
She said Asean member states had signed the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and other multilateral environmental agreements such as the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in efforts to combat biodiversity loss.
This year, the Ramsar Convention has chosen the theme of "Wetlands and Climate Change" to highlight the critical role of wetlands in mitigation of and adaptation to climate change.ECOLOGICAL RESILIENCE class="MsoNormalThe importance of protecting our wetlands and rehabilitating those that have been lost cannot be gainsaid.
Pakistan is a signatory to the Convention on Wetlands also known as Ramsar Convention. It is an intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetland and their resources.
The day, celebrated every year on February 2, marks the date of adoption of Ramsar Convention on February 2, 1971 in Ramsar, Iran.