Niger has named two new “Ramsar Sites”, Lac de Guidimouni and Lake Madarounfa, bringing to 14 the total number in the country.
North Macedonia has designated Lake Ohrid as its third and largest “Ramsar Site”. The Lake’s low-nutrient, high-oxygen environment boasts one of the highest rates of biodiversity of any inland water body on Earth.
The Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands is pleased to announce that Jerker Tamelander has been appointed as the new Director, Science and Policy.
Tunisia has added Garâa Sejenane to the List of Wetlands of International Importance. At 1,500 hectares, it is the largest natural freshwater wetland in the country.
Statement by Martha Rojas Urrego, Secretary General of the Convention on Wetlands, on the occasion of World Water Day 2021.