Resources

List of nature and culture events at the IUCN World Heritage Conservation Congress, September 2016
Contributions of Ramsar’s culture-related activities to Strategic Plan goals and targets
Guidance: Rapid Cultural Inventories for Wetlands

Activities

The Ramsar Culture Network’s work includes activities in five Thematic Groups. The work of each Thematic Group is planned and managed by a Lead.

RCN Thematic Groups:

Bio-Cultural Diversity

Bio-Cultural diversity refers to the continuing co-evolution and adaptation between biological and cultural diversities. It also involves the diversities of place and reflects people's ways of living with nature. This...

Youth Engagement

The Youth Engagement Thematic Group of the Ramsar Culture Network is concerned with developing links with young people on the subject of culture and wetlands. The Thematic Group’s main aims...

Agriculture & Food Heritage

The Agriculture & Food Heritage Thematic Group of the Ramsar Culture Network is concerned with sustainable traditional wetland agricultural knowledge and practices, as well as with long-established sustainable water and...

Art & Architecture

This theme encompasses human aesthetic responses to wetland environments, and the deeper understanding and engagement with these environments that can be fostered by this aspect of culture. Architecture can reflect...

Tourism

The Tourism Thematic Group of the Ramsar Culture Network is concerned with the cultural aspects of sustainable ecotourism in wetlands. The Thematic Group’s main aims are: Collating case studies on...