Such habitats are important areas for biodiversity and support high concentrations of birds, mammals, reptiles, fish, invertebrates and plants. The Convention originally emphasized wetlands as habitats for waterbirds. Over the years it has broadened its scope to cover all aspects of wetland conservation and wise use, recognizing the importance of such an ecosystem for all its inhabitants, including man.
Posted by: Dan | January 31, 2009
World Wetlands Day
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