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21/12/2001

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The photo at the top of this page shows Broghil Lake on the divide between Chitral and Ghizer districts in northern Pakistan, with the Hindu Raj Cordillera behind
(Photo: Hassan Zaki, WWF/Pakistan).

The photo at the top of this page is of a painting representing indigenous fishing communities around Lake Nicaragua and in Mesoamerica generally, created by indigenous artists during the course of the Ramsar Convention's 7th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties, May 1999.
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Washington state, USA, Mt. Baker in the background
(photo courtesy Sarah Suggs, Washington Dept. of Ecology).

The photo at the top of this page is of rice fields in India
(Photo: WWF/Mauri Rautkari)

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The photo at the top of this page is of  Lake Hammarsjön, the Helgeån Ramsar site in southern Sweden
(Photo: S-E Magnusson, Ekomuseum Kristianstads Vattenrike, http://www.vattenriket.kristianstad.se/engelska.htm)
. January 2002.

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The photo at the top of this page is of  the Pantanal, the vast wetland which spans Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay
(Photo: Ziesler, Ecotropica). December 2001.

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The photo at the top of this page is of  a peat-lined tributary of the Yarghoon River near Lashkargahaz, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan (elevation 3,649 meters)
(Photo: Hassan Zaki/WWF-Pakistan). November 2001.

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The photo at the top of this page is of the Lena Delta, Taimyr, Russian Federation
(Photo: WWF/Prockosch). October -November 2001.

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The photo at the top of this page is of the Lake Titicaca Ramsar site, Bolivia and Peru  
(Photo: Marlowe Peck). September 2001.

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