Conservation news: Rivers, Lakes & Wetlands
Bird-watching contest helps protect birds in East Dongting Lake
China’s first ever nation-wide bird-watching contest was recently held in the East Dongting Lake ...
Sustainably managed Amazon fisheries 60% more productive
A new study shows the advantages of sustainable fishery management in the flooded forests of the ...
WWF protests against weak water treaty
WWF has protested against a very weak treaty for the management of Europe's Meuse and Scheldt ...
Olympic win for Greek wetlands
Plans to develop one of Greece's coastal wetland areas into a canoe and rowing site for the 2004 ...
“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 ...