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Entries for January 2000

20-Jan-2000

Wetlands International - Africa Europe, Middle East is pleased to announce that its new Executive Director, James McCuaig, has taken up his duties in the Netherlands as of January 10, 2000. Jim was s...

18-Jan-2000

Hot news from the International Waterbird Census in the Western Palearctic and southwest Asia. Simon Delany, assisted by a cast of literally thousands brings you all the latest news, views and statis...

17-Jan-2000

28 Sept - 1st Oct 2000, Odessa, Ukraine. Following the first workshop under this project held in the Po delta in January 1999, the final gathering of the 10 participating deltas will take place by th...

17-Jan-2000

The Wetland Advisory and Training Centre in Lelystad, The Netherlands -- host of the famously successful annual International Courses on Wetland Management (Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Wa...

17-Jan-2000

The suggested theme for World Wetlands Day 2000 is "Celebrating Our Wetlands of International Importance". One of the texts being offered by the Ramsar Bureau in honor of WWD 2000 is an interpretatio...

17-Jan-2000

Sierra Leone has become Ramsar's 118th Contracting Party and has designated as its first Wetland of International Importance (the Convention's 1014th) the "Sierra Leone River Estuary", a 295,000-hect...

17-Jan-2000

On Tuesday, 7 December 1999, at the Greek Embassy in Paris, Dr. Luc Hoffmann, Director Emeritus and Counsellor of Honour for Wetlands International, was given the insignia of Commander of the Order o...

06-Jan-2000

The Seaduck Specialist Group now has a Web-site, with information on its aims and activities, how to join and a downloadable version of its most recent Newsletter (No. 8)

06-Jan-2000

During the recent regional workshop organised in the context of the project on fish biodiversity conservation in West African Wetlands a new association of people with an interest in West African fis...

01-Jan-2000

2 February each year is World Wetlands Day -- it marks the date of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar, on the shores of the Caspian Sea. WWD w...

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