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.
South Africa has added its 27th “Ramsar Site” to the List of Wetlands of International Importance. The Ingula Nature Reserve sits along the northernmost part of the Drakensberg mountain range, between Free State and KwaZulu-Natal.
The world’s wetlands store more than twice as much carbon dioxide as forests. Why, asks Convention on Wetlands Secretary General Martha Rojas Urrego, don’t wetlands get more protection?