- List of Ramsar wetlands of international importance
This is the list of
wetlandsof international importance as defined by the Ramsar Conventionfor the conservation and sustainable utilization of wetlands, recognizing the fundamental ecologicalfunctions of wetlands and their economic, cultural, scientific, and recreationalvalue.
The Convention establishes that “wetlands should be selected for the List on account of their international significance in terms of ecology,
botany, zoology, limnologyor hydrology.” Over the years, the Conference of the Contracting Parties has adopted more specific criteria interpreting the Convention text, as well as an Information Sheet on Ramsar Wetlands and a Classification system of wetland type [ [http://ramsar.org/key_guide_list2006_e.htm The Strategic Framework, Handbook No. 14, Ramsar Web site. All issues pertaining to the Ramsar List were encapsulated in Resolution VII.11 adopted by the Conference of the Parties in May 1999 and entitled Strategic Framework and guidelines for the future development of the List of Wetlands of International Importance.] ] .
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This data have been taken from the [http://www.wetlands.org/RSDB/default.htm Ramsar Sites Database] . A complete list can be found at [http://www.ramsar.org/sitelist.pdf www.ramsar.org/sitelist.pdf]
Isle of Man
(as of June 16, 2007)
List of Ramsar wetlands of Thailand" Turkey
see also: Jersey
list of Ramsar sites in Scotland
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