Jacques Trouvilliez is Executive Secretary of the UN's Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA).
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Monday, February 02, 2015
The Future of Wetlands, the Future of Waterbirds – an Intercontinental Connection
The first global treaty dealing with biodiversity was the Ramsar Convention – predating the Rio processes by 20 years. Ramsar aims to conserve wetlands, the usefulness of which has been undervalued – even the eminent French naturalist of the 18 th century, the Comte de Buffon, advocated their...