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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 )

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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 : )

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:36 am
Thanks for the article.

Christeen A (370)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:53 am
How nice that it is the same day as groundhog day. Thank you.

Autumn S (151)
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 O (171)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 6:00 am
World Wetlands Day...I didn't know, but I know some about the importance of wetlands though...

Yvette S (35)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 2:04 pm
Thanks for the info and sharing the great photo's

Winn A (179)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:52 pm
Thanks for the article.

. (0)
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 (50)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:45 pm
Fantastic photos! Someone should tell Hallmark so we can celebrate the day right!

mar l ene dinkins (264)
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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