Conservation news: Rivers, Lakes & Wetlands
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 ...
Spain cops out of Ramsar opening ceremony amidst water controversy
WWF, Ecologistas en Accion, Greenpeace, and SEO/Birdlife International are asking Spain to explain ...