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Understanding the ecosystem services provided by wetlands is key to climate change mitigation and a healthy environment for future generations

Climate Change and Wetlands: The IPCC Weighs In

The IPCC NGGI Wetlands Supplement marks a step forward in the international effort to expand the scope of national greenhouse gas emissions inventories.

International Day for Biological Diversity: A Day to Celebrate Wetlands, Marine and Coastal Biodiversity and Ecosystems

May 22 is the UN’s “International Day for Biological Diversity,” a day that various UN agencies are joining in celebrations and reaffirming their commitments to biodiversity conservation, protection and “wise use” efforts worldwide. Included is the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the only global environmental treaty focused on addressing challenges related to one particular ecosystem.