Italy removes Stagno di Cagliari from the Montreux Record

The Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention announced that Italy has completed the formalities for the removal of the last of its Ramsar sites  that has been o­n the Montreux Record of sites “where changes in ecological character have occurred, are occurring or are likely to occur” for quite a few years. According to documentation provided by the Administrative Authority in the Ministry of the Environment and Territory and the Sea, managers at “Stagno di Cagliari” o­n the island of Sardinia have made substantial progress in resolving the problems for which the site was added to the Record in 1990, and after consultations with the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP) it has been removed from the Record as of 25 November 2008.

Updated on 12/18/2008 4:45:51 PM.