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Entries for January 2000

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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