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Happy World Wetlands Day --February 2


Environment  (tags: wetlands, World Wetlands Day, protection, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, conservation, pollution, nature, green, ecosystems, world, politics, oceans, water, Sustainabililty, forests )

Cal
- 589 days ago - mnn.com
Feb. 2 is World Wetlands Day, a holiday that has promoted global appreciation and protection of wetlands for 41 years. It commemorates an international treaty signed in 1971, the Ramsar Convention, that aims to conserve swamps, marshes and bogs around the



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Alice C. (1797)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:29 am
Thanks Cal ~ will share : )
 

John S. (303)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:36 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Christeen Anderson (489)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:53 am
How nice that it is the same day as groundhog day. Thank you.
 

Autumn S. (149)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:01 am
Thanks for the article, Cal :) Great Photos, too
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:27 am
Preservation of Mother Earth, with all its neighborhoods and plants. Not only wetlands . Thanks Cal .
 

lee e. (114)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:57 am
Thanks - I didn't know -- back at you
 

Ben Oscarsito (338)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 6:00 am
World Wetlands Day...I didn't know, but I know some about the importance of wetlands though...
http://www.nrpa.com/wetlands.htm
 

Yvette S. (31)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 2:04 pm
Thanks for the info and sharing the great photo's
 

Winn Adams (192)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:52 pm
Thanks for the article.
 

Michael Kirkby (85)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 5:37 pm
The wetlands are like the organs that filter impurities. We need to keep them healthy. Now if we could only get Big Oil to clean up the back bayous where all their untreated crap has leached into the water tables for the last 80 years that might be accomplishing something. I won't hold my breath though.
 

Sheila S. (60)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:45 pm
Fantastic photos! Someone should tell Hallmark so we can celebrate the day right!
 

Marlene Dinkins (233)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 4:08 pm
Notato Cal!!!!! grazie per il` informazzione !!!! i never knwe this!!!!!! graxie graxie!!!!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 5:38 pm
This is neat, never knew! Wish I could enjoy some, but for now I will remember some of the beautiful moments shared and the great sounds that come when visiting such spots. :o)
 
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