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2014-01-31 23:24:26

The Convention on Wetlands calls for greater collaboration between the agriculture, water and wetlands sectors to ensure that healthy wetlands continue to provide clean water, food, and many other

Using Satellite Data To Monitor Wetlands
2013-07-23 13:36:55

The use of satellite data to monitor wetlands for sustainable water management is growing.

ESA’s GlobWetland II Project Monitors Wetlands For Sustainable Water Management
2013-02-08 14:00:04

Wetlands play a major role in the availability and quality of water, containing most of the water used to meet human needs. ESA’s GlobWetland II project is helping Mediterranean countries to monitor these precious resources.

2013-02-02 23:00:32

To mark the annual World Wetlands Day, the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance has designated its largest site ever in the South American country of Bolivia.

Wetland Areas Protected By Satellites
2012-07-18 15:16:09

Wetlands are havens of biodiversity, and have important ecological, hydrological and economic value, but their misuse can have devastating consequences.

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2010-02-02 08:33:03

World Wetlands Day 2010: 'Wetlands, Biodiversity and Climate Change' stresses the fact that caring for wetlands is a part of the solution to climate change with the slogan: 'Caring for wetlands – an answer to climate change.'

2008-08-12 03:00:39

By Julia Chan KOTA KINABALU: Sabah may get its first Ramsar site as early as October this year, during the 10th session of the Conference of Parties (COP10) to be held in South Korea.

2008-04-22 09:00:36

ATLANTA, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- This Earth Day Evian(R) Natural Spring Water, the world's leading luxury spring water, pronounces its continued dedication to playing a leading role in sustainable development.

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2008-02-01 15:59:51

Despite the vital role wetlands play in society, they remain among the most threatened ecosystems on Earth. To emphasise the direct and positive effects of healthy wetlands for humans, the theme of this year’s World Wetlands Day, held every year on 2 February, is ‘Healthy Wetlands, Healthy People’.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.