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Biological diversity
Marine and Freshwater

Definition(s)

Wetlands designated by the contracting parties to the Ramsar Convention for inclusion on the Ramsar list or Wetlands of international importance. (Source: Glossary of terms for Negotiators of MEAs, 2007)

Hierarchy

Broader: wetland
Related terms:
wetland of international importance

In other languages

French
site RAMSAR
Russian
Рамсарское угодье
Spanish
Sitio RAMSAR
Chinese, Simplified
拉姆萨尔湿地
Arabic
موقع رامسار

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with RAMSAR site

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with RAMSAR site. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
Ramsar Convention