Croatia has now completed the process of updating the information on its five Wetlands of International Importance. They are very diverse, and feature coastal lakes, inland deltas and fishponds among other wetland habitats.
The new toolkit provides practical guidance and examples of how to conduct an inventory, including a systematic process and resources to support each recommendation. It also links NWI to SDG targets, including suggestions for building the case for the conservation and wise use of wetlands.
Mangroves de la Baie d’Ambaro covers over 54,000 hectares on the north-west coast. The Site is characterized by extensive mangrove stands where the forests meet the shoreline.
Kabartal Wetland and Asan Conservation Reserve are particularly important to the avian diversity of their States, with each hosting hundreds of bird species of which several are critically endangered.
On the occasion of the World Migratory Bird Day 2020, it is important to work with partners in the development and implementation of effective governance and management practices to ensure the conservation and wise use of wetlands to safeguard the survival of migratory birds.