Ramsar Links


A collection of Web sources of further information about the Ramsar Convention and Ramsar-related activities and issues

Int'l Partner OrganizationsNational Ramsar-related Sites
Related Convention SecretariatsOther Ramsar-related Info

The Five "International Organization Partners"

Related Convention Secretariats

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The Joint Web Site of the Biodiversity Related Conventions

CBD: Convention on Biological DiversityUNCCD: Convention to Combat Desertification
CITES: Convention on International Trade in Endangered SpeciesUNFCCC: UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
CMS/ Bonn Convention on Migratory SpeciesWorld Heritage Convention (list of shared Ramsar / World Heritage sites)

Ramsar Regional Center for the Western Hemisphere (CREHO), Panama
Ramsar Regional Center for Central and Western Asia (RRC-CWA), Ramsar, IranRamsar Regional Center for East Asia (RRC-EA), Korea

National Ramsar-related Sites

Argentina (with map of Ramsar Sites)
Austria (with map of Ramsar Sites)

Other Important Sites for Ramsar-related Information (alphabetical)

Red List (IUCN data on threatened species)
Water-L list, IISD (to subscribe)
Natural Selection (Natural History Museum, London)
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Number of » Contracting Parties: 168 Sites designated for the
» List of Wetlands of
International Importance
2,186 Total surface area of designated sites (hectares): 208,674,247

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