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Online photo gallery

Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa virginica) in Point Pelee National Park, Canada © Greg Shchepanek


To celebrate the 40 years of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in 2011, the Secretariat launched an online gallery showcasing the beauty of wetlands in the world.

Click here to access the gallery.

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Number of » Contracting Parties: 168 Sites designated for the
» List of Wetlands of
International Importance
2,181 Total surface area of designated sites (hectares): 208,545,658

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