World Wetlands Day

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Feb 02, 2019 World Wetlands Day 2019 World
Feb 02, 2020 World Wetlands Day 2020 World

Information about World Wetlands Day

A wetland.

Significance: World Wetlands Day helps to raise public awareness about the importance and value of wetlands. A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem.

Type:
Environmental Days
Location:
World
Initiator:
UNESCO
Start year:
1997
Date origin:
World Wetlands Day marks the date of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands, called the Ramsar Convention, on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea.

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