|Date:||February 2, 2016|
|Event:||World Wetlands Day on 2 February 2016|
World Wetlands Day – 2 February
World Wetlands Day is held each year on 2 February.
In 2016 the theme is:
Wetlands for our Future: Sustainable Livelihoods
2 February is the anniversary of the Ramsar Convention – an international treaty promoting conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.
Australia’s Ramsar sites
In managing its Ramsar wetlands Australia is required to promote conservation and wise use – broadly defined as maintaining their ecological character.
World Wetlands Day in Australia