World Wetlands Day in the media

Here is a selection of articles about World Wetlands Day. A compilation of social media updates has been made available by Aivaar Rukel on

El País
, Spain, Fiesta en los humedales, 24 January 2014

The Guardian, UK, This week's new events (World Wetlands Day), 31 January 2014

La Repubblica, Italy, Giornata mondiale delle zone umide, quante feste in Italia e nel mondo, 1 February 2014

The Times of India, India, World Wetlands Day: Need to save our marshlands and mangroves, 2 February

Tribune de Genève, Switzerland, En barque pour observer les oiseaux dans la rade, 30 January 2014

Le Matin, Switzerland, Barthassat à la rencontre des oiseaux migrateurs, 30 January 2014 [VIDEO], Switzerland, La réserve de la rade de Genève est d'importance internationale, 30 January 2014 

Le Courrier, Switzerland, La Rade, véritable réserve naturelle au cœur de Genève, 1 February 2014

Oman Observer, Oman, Wetlands and agriculture partner for growth, 3 February 2014

Dawn, Pakistan, Preservation of freshwater reservoirs, wetlands stressed, 2 February 2014

Trinidad Express Newspapers
, T&T observes World Wetlands Day, 3 February 2014

BusinessGhana, Ghana, Many smallholder farmers rely on wetlands, 4 February 2014

The Jet Newspaper, Fiji, Resort celebrates World Wetlands Day, 4 February 2014

The News Herald, USA, World Wetlands Day celebrates Humbug Marsh, 28 January 2014

Naples News, USA, Celebrating the Swamp: Corkscrew sanctuary hosting World Wetlands Day events this weekend, 28 January 2014

The Victor Harbor Times, Australia, River Murray, Coorong under the spotlight for World Wetlands Day 2014, 28 January 2014 

The Times of India, India, Demand to declare Etawah, Mainpuri wetlands as 'Sarus Safari', 29 January 2014

The Sackville Tribune Post, Canada, Celebrating our wetlands, 29 January 2014

Littlehampton Gazette, UK, Vital role of wetlands highlighted, 28 January 2014, India, World Wetlands Day 2014 celebrated in AMU, 3 February 2014

Voxy, New Zealand, DOC marks World Wetlands Day, 2 February 2014

Marlborough Express, New Zealand, $80,000 grant ahead of wetland day, 31 January 2014 

Voxy, New Zealand, Communities boost wetlands in Hawke's Bay, 31 January 2014

Wisbech Standard, UK, Dissect an owl pellet as part of activities at Welney Wetlands Centre, 30 January 2014

The Jerusalem Post, Israel, INPA to celebrate Israel’s wetlands this weekend, in honor of int’l day, 30 January 2014

NewsTalkZB, New Zealand, Minister marks World Wetlands Day, 2 February 2014

Cambridge News, UK, Stunning wildlife of RSPB Ouse Fen is something to celebrate on International World Wetlands Day, 1 February 2014

The Times of India, India, Experts call for proper use of water resources, 2 February 2014

The Times of India, India, "We will do our best to save city's mangroves", 2 February 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel, USA, Volunteers help to restore natural habitat of Struve Slough, 1 February 2014

The Namibian, Namibia, Nam shows commitment to Ramsar Convention, 22 January 2014

The Independent on Sunday
, South Africa, SA wattled cranes on the up and up, 1 February 2014

Ely-News, UK, World Wetlands Day celebrations at WWT Welney, 3 February 2014

Press TV [VIDEO], Iran, 43rd anniversary of World Wetlands Day in Tehran, 3 February 2014

Jamaica Observer, Jamaica, Celebrating wetlands, 29 January 2014

Midhurst and Petworth Obsever, UK, Nice weather for ducks at Pulborough Brooks, 29 January 2014

Tri-Parish Times, USA, World Wetlands Day celebrates local move, 13 February 2014

Turks and Caicos News, Turks and Caicos, TCI plays active role in celebrating annual World Wetlands Day, 13 February 2014

UNDP Belarus, Belarus, The World Wetlands Day celebrated in Miory, 13 February 2014

InCyprus, Cyprus, Protection Plan, 7 February 2014

KTNV ABC Channel 13 [VIDEO], USA, World Wetlands Day shows local students importance of wetlands, 6 February 2014

Times of India, India, Students celebrate World Wetlands Day, 6 February 2014

Better Farming, Canada, Wetland preservation faces different pressures in Ontario than out West says Soil Conservation Council president, 4 February 2014

The Assam Tribune, India, World Wetland Day observed at Digboi, 5 February 2014

The Nation, Pakistan, Celebrating shades of nature, 5 February 2014

The Southland Times, New Zealand, Pupils' wetlands knowledge whetted, 6 February 2014

The News-Herald, USA, Students celebrate wetlands, 5 February 2014

The Herald, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe: 'Manage, Preserve Wetlands', 5 February 2014

Ghana Web, Ghana, Chief calls for protection of wetland, 5 February 2014

Business Recorder, Pakistan, GCU marks World Wetlands Day, 4 February 2014

Register Pajaronian, USA, Dry wetlands don’t dampen spirits, 3 February 2014

Smile Jamaica [VIDEO], Jamaica, World Wetlands Day 2014, 3 February 2014 

WWF, Nepal, World Wetlands Day celebrated in Nepal, 3 February 2014

News Track, India, Himachal now home to half world's bar-headed geese (Feb 2 is World Wetlands Day), 2 February 2014

The Sangai Express, India, Message effectively conveyed on World Wetlands Day, 3 February 2014

Times of India, India, Drive begins to sensitize people on wetland management, 2 February 2014

Times of India, India, Experts, eco-scholars conduct annual water bird census, 3 February 2014

Marlborough Express, New Zealand, Families enjoy 'wetland wander', 3 February 2014

The Philippine Star, The Philippines, Laguna’s 7 Crater Lakes proclaimed world’s most threatened, 3 February 2014

Western Magazine, Australia, Lachlan leads way with water,3 February 2014

Gympie Times, Australia, What would we do without our wetlands?, 3 February 2014

Times of India, India, Schoolkids exhorted to live in harmony with nature, 3 February 2014

Daily Comet, USA, Wetlands Discovery Center makes temporary move to Waterlife Museum, 1 February 2014

GulfNews, Dubai, UAE, Region’s first water research centre launched,  3 February 2014

Bangalore Mirror, India, Devarabisanahalli Lake gets some friends, 3 February 2014

Menafn, Mexico, Mexico is home to 5 pct of world's mangroves, 3 February 2014

Business Day, South Africa, Umgeni Vlei Nature Reserve deemed a ‘wetland of international importance’, 3 February 2014

Times of India, India, Indian Institute of Forest Management alumni go down memory lane, 3 February 2014, Nepal, ‘Efforts on to enlist Kaski lakes as Ramsar sites’, 3 February 2014

Illawarra Mercury, Australia, Lake's migratory birds attract volunteers, 2 February 2014

Mehr News, Iran, Ebtekar’s message on World Wetlands Day, 3 February 2014

NBC Radio, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vincentians Are Encouraged To Observe World Wetlands Day, 3 February 2014

Detroit Free Press, USA,On World Wetlands Day: Snakes, eels and conservation, 31 January 2014

The Telegraph, Australia, Fishy focus in World Wetland Day walk through magical mangroves, 1 February 2014

Marlborough Express, New Zealand, The wonderland of wetlands, 1 February 2014

Midhurst and Petworth Observer, UK, Nice weather for ducks at Pulborough Brooks, 31 January 2014

MarketWire, Canada, Conservation and Agriculture Groups Come Together for Canada's Wetlands, 31 January 2014

Sussex Wildlife Trust, UK, World Wetlands Day, 31 January 2014

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, USA, Celebrate World Wetlands Day, 31 January 2014

The Gilmer Mirror, USA, Conservation, ag groups join to recognize wetlands, 29 January 2014

Gatton Star, Australia, Sunday a day to check out local wetlands, 30 January 2014

The Examiner, Australia, Chance to see wetland wonders, 30 January 2014

Bahama Islands Info, Freeport, The Bahamas, World Wetlands Day is two times the fun at two national parks, 16 February 2014

The Standard, Zimbabwe, Wetlands crisis meeting on, 16 February 2014

Hong Kong Wetland ParkHong Kong Wetland Park celebrates World Wetlands Day 2014, 25 January 2014

Clark County Nevada, USA, Wetlands Park to Host World Wetlands Day Celebrations, 24 January 2014

Government of Grenada, Grenada to observe World Wetlands Day on February 2, 23 January 2014

Auckland Now, New Zealand, Explore wetlands wonders by kayak, 22 January 2014

Macau Daily Times, Volunteers take public on conservation zones tour, 20 January 2014

The Bahamas Weekly, The Bahamas, Environment Minister Marks Wetlands Day at Bonefish Pond, 7 February 2014

Farm News, New Zealand, World Wetlands Day Celebrated, 14 February 2014

Citizen Matters, India, World Wetlands Day celebrated at Devara Beesana Halli Lake, 14 February 2014

Fauna and Flora InternationalCelebrating World Wetlands Day in Myanmar, 4 February 2014

Myanmar Times
, Myanmar’s wetlands in line for Ramsar inclusion, 4 February 2014

Imphal Free Press, India, “Loktak among endangered lakes”, 2 February 2014

Radio 90.5 FM, Guatemala, CONAP en el programa Punto de Vista

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