World Wetlands Day
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About the Event
Many environmentalists and conservation groups hold events to draw attention to the importance of preserving and protecting the wetlands. Since 2015, Ramsar Convention on Wetlands hosts a Wetlands Youth Photo Contest encouraging young people’s involvement in the day.
- Learn more about wetlands and their importance
- Research wetlands around the world including the Everglades in Florida, Carmargue in France, and Wasur National Park in New Guinea
- Donate to conservation groups, such as The Wetlands Initiative
- Discuss with others what can be done to preserve and protect the wetlands
- Visit the World Wetlands Day website for more information
While you’re celebrating, be sure to invite someone to join you. Use #WorldWetlandsDay to share your experience on social media.