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Towards the wise use of wetlands

report of the Ramsar Convention Wise Use Project

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Published by Ramsar Convention Bureau in Gland, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wetland conservation,
  • Wetlands

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConvention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat (1971)
    Statementedited by T.J. Davis.
    ContributionsDavis, Tim
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH75 .T67 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL916410M
    ISBN 102940073074
    LC Control Number95212985
    OCLC/WorldCa31701668


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The Convention was signed on 2 nd of February The 2 nd of February each year is World Wetlands Day. Number of parties to the convention (COP) is At the centre of the Ramsar philosophy is the “wise use” of wetlands.

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The Convention’s mission is “the conservation and wise use of all wetlands through local and national actions and international cooperation, as a contribution towards achieving sustainable development throughout the world”. It also presents promising regional case studies on wetland restoration.

The book is intended for academics, students and practitioners in the field of wetland ecology, management and restoration, as well as consultants and professionals working in conservation, wise use and environmental policy. The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, called the Ramsar convention, is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.

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This treaty focuses on “the conservation and wise use of all wetlands through local and national actions and international cooperation, as a contribution towards achieving sustainable development throughout the world.”.