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2. 2. 2018

Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future

Ljubljana 2nd February - Every year on 2 February, we celebrate World Wetlands Day, to raise global awareness about the important role of wetlands for people and the planet. This year’s theme “Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future,” highlights the important role of wetlands for sustainable urbanization.Every year on 2 February, we celebrate World Wetlands Day, to raise global awareness about the important role of wetlands for people and the planet. This year’s theme “Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future,” highlights the important role of wetlands for sustainable urbanization. Urban wetlands are essential and contribute to making cities liveable.

Cerkniško jezero; Gordana Beltram

Barje, Milan Oražem Adamič

Sečoveljske soline, Iztok Škornik

Strunjanske soline, Iztok Škornik

Škocjanski zatok, Iztok Škornik

Barje, Milan Oražem Adamič

Škocjanske jame, Borut Lozej

Cerkniško jezero with Slivnica;Jošt Stergaršek

Izvir Obrh; Jošt Stergaršek

Križna jama; Gašper Modic

Rakov Škocjan- mali_naravni_most;Jošt Stergaršek

Rakov Škocjan;Jošt Stergaršek

The Convention on Wetlands, called the Ramsar Convention, is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.  

 

 

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More information

Slovene urban wetlands and World Wetlands Day celebrations in Slovenia

Press conference

National  Ramsar coordinator on TV