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Marine and Freshwater


The combination of the ecosystem components, processes and benefits / services that characterise the wetland at a given point in time. (Source: Ramsar Convention, Resolution IX.1 Annex A)

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caractéristique écologique
экологический признак
característica ecológica
طابع إيكولوجي

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with ecological character

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Ramsar Convention
Noumea Convention