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News Ramsar Wetland Conservation Award

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Source ENS
Release date 23/07/2002
Contributor anton

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 9, 2002 The Ramsar Wetland Conservation Award has been given to a private winemaker in Australia, a government agency in India, and a consortium of nongovernmental organizations in Central Europe. They have been named as the 2002 Ramsar Wetland Conservation Award winners for their outstanding conservation of wetlands. The Award is given by the secretariat of the international treaty known as the Convention on Wetlands, signed 30 years ago in Ramsar, Iran. The award was established in 1996, and first presented in 1999 during the conference of Parties to the Convention, who meet once every three years. This year's winners are the second group to be honored.

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