Ramsar Convention

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Ramsar Convention
Convention on Wetlands o Internaitional Importance, especially as Watterfowl Habitat'
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Ramsar logo
Signed Februar 2, 1971
Location Ramsar (Iran)
Effective December 21, 1975
Condeetion Ratification bi 7 states
Pairties 168
Depositary Director 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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ramsar official website, retrieved 2011-07-10