To: National Ramsar Committee of the Republic of Macedonia
Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning of the Republic of Macedonia
Government of the Republic of Macedonia
On behalf of the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS), an international expert organization with over 3,000 members, we would like to emphasize the pressing need for Lake Ohrid and the full extent of Studenchishte Marsh to be designated as a Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention and to endorse the E.D.E.N./Ohrid SOS initiative to achieve this target. We believe it will be of significant social, environmental, and economic value to the Republic of Macedonia. Continue reading.