In 1995, France adopted its first national action plan for wetlands. One of its key actions was the National research program on the wetlands (PNRZH) which supported research projects and […]
The 8th Seminar of Ramsar Site Managers was held from 19 to 21 October 2016 at Pont-Audemer (Normandy). It was organized by the municipalities of Quillebeuf sur Seine, Beuzeville and Pont-Audemer, […]
Designation as a Ramsar site is an international recognition, awarded to the world’s most important wetlands. Out of the 44 sites designated by France, 33 are found within the metropole. […]
MedWet information and knowledge network for the sustainable development of wetland ecosystems. MedWet was the coordinator of this project which was funded by the EU’s Interreg IIIC programme. Project activities took place in France, Italy, Greece, Portugal, Estonia, Cyprus and Serbia, with 4 of the project partners being members of the MedWet Scientific and Technical Team. The purpose of this project was the exchange of current knowledge and expertise on methods of inventorying and monitoring wetland ecosystems. One of the main goals was to streamline MedWet Inventory tools in line with new EU regulations, while incorporating Earth Observation technologies and creating an on-line information system for recording wetland data of EU member states.