50 years ago today, the international treaty for the protection of internationally significant wetlands came into effect. The RAMSAR convention was to support populations of migratory birds, endangered species, purify drinking water, and sink carbon.
Take Action Today to support wetlands!
POST A PICTURE
Choose your social media platform and post a picture of your favourite wetland.
Remember to #WorldWetlandDay, #RespectRamsar
No New Dams
New Dam developments across NSW threaten downstream communities and environments.
Email Environment Minister Sussan Ley to urge her to withhold funding from the dam
STOP FLOODPLAIN HARVESTING
Unlicensed diversion from the Floodplain in the Northern Basin is hurting every inch of the Murray Darling Basin. NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey needs to end all floodplain harvesting until it is fully licensed and compliant with the 1994 cap on extractions.
Today's Dirt Radio featured community campaigner Mel Gray and our River Country Coordinator Megan Williams
Binge listen the Earth Matters Programs on Rivers to get you up to speed this World Wetlands Day!