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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is seeking reviewers The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is seeking reviewers for its first order draft of the 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, as indicated in this outline. Wetlands and wetland management are relevant in several places: Volume 1, chapter 1; Volume…

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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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SWS and Ramsar renew Memorandum of Cooperation Ramsar Convention on Wetlands Secretary General Martha Rojas-Urrego and Society of Wetland Scientists President Gillian Davies signed and renewed the Ramsar Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands – Society of Wetland Scientists Memorandum of Cooperation at the SWS Europe Chapter Annual Meeting in Faro, Portugal, on Friday, May 5. This Memorandum creates…

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Ghosh receives Luc Hoffmann Award SWS member Dhrubajyoti Ghosh received the Luc Hoffmann Award this September at the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii. This prestigious award is given to those who set exceptional examples of conservation and ecosystem management. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) awarded Ghosh for his work on the East…

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Royal Gardner Receives 2016 Distinguished Achievement in Environmental Law and Policy Award Long-time SWS Member and Ramsar STRP Chair, Royal Gardner, and his institution, Stetson University, were awarded the American Bar Association’s 2016 Distinguished Achievement in Environmental Law and Policy Award for their contributions to wetland, wildlife conservation and environmental issues around the world. Read more here. Categories…

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