Conservation news: Rivers, Lakes & Wetlands
“Dam decisions” put Spain in the hotseat
At the close of the Ramsar COP8 meeting, WWF welcomed Spain’s commitment to take action towards ...
Oil spills and freshwater habitats
It has been 13 days since the Prestige oil tanker began leaking oil off the north-west coast of ...
WWF presents “duck awards” for wetlands management
WWF today presented five countries attending the Ramsar meeting in Spain with either a "Gold Duck ...
Weekend at Ramsar CoP8
WWF asks for “donations” for Germany • India pledges to protect Rann of Kutch wetland • Thousands ...
Day four at CoP8
WWF responds to SNHP claims by Spanish government • Site boundary changes to Ramsar sites debated
Day three at CoP8
Today was one of the most critical of the Convention as detailed discussions began on controversial ...
Saharan fruit-growing, foggara style
A human-made wetland in the Sahara desert is a showcase of "Wetlands: water, life, and culture" — ...
Black Day for Spain
WWF, with Ecologistas en Accion, Greenpeace and SEO/Birdlife, has declared a day of mourning at the ...
Day two at CoP8
• SNHP intervention • Report of the Secretary General • Mali announces intention to designate the ...
Day one at CoP8
WWF's take on the Spanish National Hydrological Plan • Speech by the International Organization ...