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The Global Wetland Outlook

The Global Wetland Outlook provides a current overview of global wetlands: their extent, trends, drivers of change and the responses needed to reverse the historical decline in wetland area and quality.   THE GLOBAL WETLAND OUTLOOK – STATUS AND TRENDS 2018   The Ramsar Convention is the only international treaty focused on wetlands. It provides a platform of 170 Contracting Parties working together for wetland conservation and wise use, and to develop the best available data, advice and policy recommendations to

The Global Wetland Outlook

The Global Wetland Outlook provides a current overview of global wetlands: their extent, trends, drivers of change and the responses needed to reverse the historical decline in wetland area and quality.   THE GLOBAL WETLAND OUTLOOK – STATUS AND TRENDS 2018   The Ramsar Convention is the only international treaty focused on wetlands. It provides a platform of 170 Contracting Parties working together for wetland conservation and wise use, and to develop the best available data, advice and policy recommendations to

The Global Wetland Outlook

The Global Wetland Outlook provides a current overview of global wetlands: their extent, trends, drivers of change and the responses needed to reverse the historical decline in wetland area and quality.   THE GLOBAL WETLAND OUTLOOK – STATUS AND TRENDS 2018   The Ramsar Convention is the only international treaty focused on wetlands. It provides a platform of 170 Contracting Parties working together for wetland conservation and wise use, and to develop the best available data, advice and policy recommendations to

Earth Day 2020: Why global reforestation will restore the earth’s health

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. It arrives during a global health crisis that scientists have long predicted. Suddenly, we find ourselves in a real nightmare scenario that science warned us about, with human and social tragedies unfolding globally. The economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic will stay with us for years.   Science has of course also warned us about the unfolding climate and environmental crises. For example, we know that:   75% of terrestrial ecosystems are “severely

Earth Day 2020: Why global reforestation will restore the earth’s health

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. It arrives during a global health crisis that scientists have long predicted. Suddenly, we find ourselves in a real nightmare scenario that science warned us about, with human and social tragedies unfolding globally. The economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic will stay with us for years.   Science has of course also warned us about the unfolding climate and environmental crises. For example, we know that:   75% of terrestrial ecosystems are “severely

Earth Day 2020: Why global reforestation will restore the earth’s health

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. It arrives during a global health crisis that scientists have long predicted. Suddenly, we find ourselves in a real nightmare scenario that science warned us about, with human and social tragedies unfolding globally. The economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic will stay with us for years. Science has of course also warned us about the unfolding climate and environmental crises. For example, we know that: 75% of terrestrial ecosystems are “severely altered” by

The Global Wetland Outlook

The Global Wetland Outlook provides a current overview of global wetlands: their extent, trends, drivers of change and the responses needed to reverse the historical decline in wetland area and quality.   THE GLOBAL WETLAND OUTLOOK – STATUS AND TRENDS 2018   The Ramsar Convention is the only international treaty focused on wetlands. It provides a platform of 170 Contracting Parties working together for wetland conservation and wise use, and to develop the best available data, advice and policy recommendations to

On the move to a safer world for migratory birds

Bonn, 12 May 2018 – The Earth’s great travellers – birds that sometimes trek thousands of miles between their breeding places and their wintering grounds – will be centre stage this World Migratory Bird Day, as the international community recognize their significance and vulnerabilities.    “Unifying Our Voices for Bird Conservation” is the theme of World Migratory Bird Day 2018, celebrated annually on 12 May. The UN-backed global awareness-raising and environmental education campaign focuses the need for international cooperation to conserve