Wetlands Day 2009 celebrated by the MedWet Secretariat

For this year’s World Wetlands Day the MedWet Secretariat in collaboration with the Society for the Protection of Prespa and the public transport service TRAM SA are running a campaign in the public transport system of Athens. Launched for two weeks between 26 January – 9 February the the electric cars of the city of Athens host a message o­n World Wetlands Day. Launched for the third year this  awareness raising activity aims to sensitize the public about the value of wetlands.

The poster used on the Athenian Tram Network which says 'Wetlands are everybody's bussiness' in Greek, Photo credits: SPP

With 60.000 passengers travelling o­n the fleet of electric cars o­n average per day  this awareness raising message is succesfully  delivered to a wide audience.
Showing a fisherman at work in the Ramsar site of lake Prespa, South-East Balkans the image highlights the connection between man and wetlands. 



The campaign is generously sponsored by the public transport system company TRAM SA.


Updated on 2/9/2009 10:58:31 AM.