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New toolkit for site managers available on the Ramsar website

The Ramsar Secretariat is pleased to inform about a new toolkit for site managers available on the Ramsar website. This toolkit was designed to provide simple guidance to site managers on the key steps and components involved in managing a Ramsar Site. 

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Exceptional new coastal Ramsar Site for Fiji

Fiji has designated its second Ramsar Site: Qoliqoli Cokovata (Ramsar Site no. 2331) covers over 134,000 hectares of fishing grounds on the north coast of Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second largest island. 

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Fiji - Protecting the Great Sea Reef

...Announcing the decision to make part of the GSR listed as a Ramsar site, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said the decision was an important step to protect the resource for future generations.

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Samoan National Park makes Global list

Samoa’s O le Pūpū Puē (O.L.P.P.) National Park has been officially added to the List of the Wetlands of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.

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7TH OCEANIA REGIONAL MEETING OF THE RAMSAR CONVENTION ON WETLANDS

The Seventh Oceania Regional Meeting of the Ramsar Convention will provide a platform for the Contracting Parties of Oceania to review the progress of the national and regional implementation of the Ramsar Convention since the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) in June 2015, and to discuss and share experiences relating to priorities, successes and challenges currently faced by the Contracting Parties of Oceania concerning the conservation and wise use of their wetlands.