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SWS Europe Chapter produces Declaration on the Protection of the Lake Ohrid Ecosystem The SWS Europe Chapter produced a Declaration on the Protection of the Lake Ohrid Ecosystem at its 13th annual chapter meeting, April 30 – May 4, 2018. The Declaration recognizes the important ecosystem services provided by the wetlands of the Lake Ohrid system…

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SWS urges Macedonia to preserve Studenchista Wetland and Lake Ohrid ecosystem 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…

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UNESCO supports SWS’ concern for Lake Ohrid The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently supported the Society of Wetland Scientists’ concern for Lake Ohrid in Macedonia. As the oldest lake on the European continent, this three-million-year-old lake is considered a Natural and Cultural Heritage site, and holds valuable information on evolution and…

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SWS urges mayor of Ohrid to preserve Studenchista Wetland and Lake Ohrid ecosystem Authored by Jos T.A. Verhoeven, Ph.D., Society of Wetland Scientists Europe Chapter President, and supported by SWS scientists Kimberli Ponzio, James Perry, Keith Edwards, Matthew Simpson, Rob McInnes Mr. Nikola Bakračeski Mayor of the City of Ohrid Dimitar Vlahov Street No. 57…

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