Biodiversity, at the level of species and ecosystems, provides an important foundation for many aspects of tourism. Diversity in species, ecosystems and landscapes attracts tourism and promotes economic growth. In […]
The Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) is an organization promoting conservation, restoration and science-based management of wetlands. With its 3000 members worldwide, SWS continues to lead wetland science by developing […]
“If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes,” said Charles Lindbergh. Avian migration is a natural miracle. Migratory birds fly hundreds and thousands of kilometers to […]
The Survey of the State of the World’s Wetlands is organised by the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS Ramsar Section) in collaboration with the World Wetland Network (WWN) and […]
Established in 1991, the Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative brings together 26 Mediterranean and peri-Mediterranean countries that are Parties to the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971). Palestine and a number of organizations and wetland centres are also part of the MedWet Initiative.
The MedWet mission is to ensure and support the effective conservation of the functions and values of Mediterranean wetlands and the sustainable use of their resources and services.