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The Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar)

The Convention on Wetlands or Ramsar provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.

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A Review of International Conventions which Affect the Work of Botanic Gardens: The Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar)

Education as a Tool for the Conservation of Wetlands – the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

   

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The Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar)
The Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971, is an intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.