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Ramsar Sites Overview: A Synopsis of the World's Wetlands of International Importance (English Edition)

Series: Ramsar Sites Overview

By: Scott Frazier

48 pages, Col photos, illus

Wetlands International

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #100598 | ISBN: 1900442191
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £14.99 $18/€17 approx

About this book

Presents a thematic and graphically illustrated analysis of the world's Wetlands of International Importance at 31 December 1998, including information on: the regional distribution of Contracting Parties to the Convention on Wetlands and their designated Ramsar sites; the kinds of wetlands represented in the Ramsar List of sites; the reasons why these wetlands have been designated as internationally important; the principle of `wise use of wetlands' and the land uses recorded in Ramsar sites; and the factors of change challenging these and other wetlands. Also available in French and Spanish.

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