New Ramsar video on wetlands now available

new video entitled “Wetlands:
keeping our planet alive and well
” is
now available for download in English, French and Spanish
from the Ramsar website.

This short film highlights the importance
of wetlands for people and their role as diverse ecosystems,
providing a wealth of natural resources, such as food, timber
and medicines. The film also shows the important role wetlands
play in storing huge amounts of carbon dioxide and how they
help to purify water for more than 3 billion people.

The video was first screened at the Ramsar
COP10 in Changwon, Korea in November 2008 and was produced
by with generous financial support from the Korean
city of Changwon.

To order a copy of the Ramsar DVD, please
send your name and postal address to Ms. Nathalie Rizzotti
at the Ramsar Secretariat (

For more information, and to download the
new Ramsar video, please visit:

Last updated on 16 June 2014