The #Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, also known as the Convention on Wetlands, is an intergovernmental treaty for the conservation and wise use of wetlands
Video | A Ramsar Site is a wetland site designated to be of international importance. These wetlands are protected under strict guidelines of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.
This announcement will lead to better conservation of Lonar Lake, as #Ramsar Convention is for conservation of wetlands. The importance of the lake's ecosystem and biodiversity is rising due to the algal population and other micro-organisms in lake & flora-fauna around the lake.
The Lower Wisconsin Riverway is now recognized as a Wetland of International Importance by the United States and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.
Ramsar Convention declares 10 more #wetlands in India as sites of international importance. With this new addition of 10 more wetlands, a total of 37 sites in the country have been recognised under #Ramsar Convention.
Wetlands are key for our planet and yet they are disappearing at a rate of 1% per year. On #WorldWetlandsDay , discover how through its #WorldHeritage Convention, UNESCO is working to improve the protection of wetlands throughout the world.