The Ramsar Secretariat is extremely pleased to announce that the Republic of Serbia has designated two new Wetlands of International Importance, Labudovo okno (3,733 hectares, 44°48’N 021°18’E) in Vojvodina along the Danube River and Pestersko polje (3,455 hectares, 43°05’N 002°07’E) in the karst region in the southwest of the country. Serbia now has six Ramsar sites, covering a surface area of 28,025 hectares. Ramsar’s Dorothea August has prepared brief descriptions of the two site based on the RIS information supplied by the Ministry of Science and Environmental Protection – these can be seen here, along with links to photographs of both sites.
Source: website of the Ramsar Convention
Updated on 1/31/2007 5:24:05 PM.