Ramsar Convention

Ramsar Convention
Convention on Wetlands o Internaitional Importance, especially as Watterfowl Habitat'
Ramsar logo
SignedFebruar 2, 1971
LocationRamsar (Iran)
EffectiveDecember 21, 1975
CondeetionRatification bi 7 states
Pairties168
DepositaryDirector General o UNESCO
Leids

Inglis, French, German an Roushie

www.ramsar.org

The Ramsar Convention (formally, the Convention on Wetlands o Internaitional Importance, especially as Watterfowl Habitat) is an internaitional treaty for the conservation an sustainable utilization o wetlands,[1] i.e., tae stem the progressive encroachment on and loss o wetlands nou an in the future, recognizin the fundamental ecological functions o wetlands an thair economic, cultural, scienteefic, an recreational value. It is named efter the ceety o Ramsar in Iran, whaur the Convention wis signed in 1971.

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References

  1. Ramsar official website, retrieved 2011-07-10
Other Languages
Afrikaans: Ramsar-konvensie
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Рамсарская канвэнцыя
Ελληνικά: Σύμβαση Ραμσάρ
עברית: אמנת רמסר
Bahasa Indonesia: Konvensi Ramsar
한국어: 람사르 협약
Lëtzebuergesch: Ramsar-Konventioun
Bahasa Melayu: Persidangan Ramsar
مازِرونی: رامسر پیمون
norsk nynorsk: Ramsar-konvensjonen
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Ramsarska konvencija
Simple English: Ramsar Convention
slovenčina: Rámsarský dohovor
slovenščina: Ramsarska konvencija
Tiếng Việt: Công ước Ramsar
中文: 湿地公约