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World Wetlands Day

February 2, 2024 - 12:00am

World Wetlands Day is celebrated on February 2nd to raise awareness about the significance of wetlands and promote their conservation. This day marks the adoption of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in 1971, an international treaty created to promote the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands. It is meant to highlight the role of wetlands in biodiversity, water purification, and mitigating climate change. People celebrate World Wetlands Day through community events, restoration initiatives, and educational programs that foster an understanding of the importance wetlands have on our ecosystem and the need to preserve them.