How to make signs for your Ramsar site


The Right Way

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The Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Namibia have signposted the Orange River Mouth - very prominently, and using the exact wording urged by the Standing Committee in Decision 19.18 (1996).

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The Wrong Way

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Ramsar staff have slapped a Ramsar sticker onto the site sign of a Ramsar site in Switzerland that had made no mention whatsoever of the Ramsar Convention! (But now it does.)

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