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Updated, 2012: Managing tourism in wetlands - some useful resources

Updated, 2012: Tourism and Wetlands

A Short History of Waterbird Conservation, by Eckhart Kuijken; from Waterbirds around the world (2006)

The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: assessment of international designations within the United States (2007), by Royal C. Gardner and Kim Diana Connolly

Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar sites) in Canada: survey of Ramsar site managers, 2007, by Pauline Lynch-Stewart (2008)

African Wetlands of International Importance: assessment of benefits associated with designations under the Ramsar Convention (2009), by Royal Gardner, Kim Diana Connolly, and Abou Bamba

The Ramsar Convention: Measuring its Effectiveness for Conserving Wetlands of International Importance, an independent report (2002), Gonzalo Castro, Kenneth Chomitz, and Timothy S. Thomas, The World Bank and World Wildlife Fund

"Wise use of wetlands", by Hollis, Holland, Maltby, and Larson, Nature and Resources (UNESCO), 1988

Australia. Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. “National Guidance on Notifying Change in Ecological Character of Australian Ramsar Wetlands (Article 3.2)”. (2009) module 3 in its National Guidelines for Ramsar Wetlands series

Wetland management planning: a guide for site managers (2008). WWF, Wetlands International, IUCN, and Ramsar

Delivering the Ramsar Convention in your country: national focal points and their roles. 2007. English 1, 2. Français 1, 2. Español 1, 2.


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