The Ramsar Bulletin Board, 7 May 2010
Mediterranean remote sensing project moves forward. Mapping, monitoring and assessment of wetlands by airborne or satellite "earth observation" techniques is an increasingly important component of Ramsar Convention implementation in many parts of the world.
In collaboration with the Convention and a network of partners and Contracting Party governments in the south and east Mediterranean basin, the European Space Agency has embarked upon its second "Globwetland" project to help in applying these techniques for Ramsar-related purposes. More [06/05/10]
26 April - 1 May: Special Ramsar Bulletin Board during the Standing Committee Meeting, Kobuleti, Georgia.
At the invitation of the Georgian Government, the 41st meeting of the Standing Committee of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands takes place in the town of Kobuleti, near Batumi, the capital city of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, in the western part of Georgia, 26 April to 1 May 2010.
We invite you to visit the SC41 News section regularly as the Secretariat will be updating this page daily with news flashes, reports and photos from Georgia during the Standing Committee meeting.
1st meeting of the Regional Initiative for the Conservation and Wise Use of Mangroves and Corals for the Americas Region organized by the Mexican Government in coordination with the Ramsar Secretariat took place in México D.F. from 24 to 26 March 2010. More > Español [23/04/10]