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Siberian crane

National Activities

National level activities are focusing on expanding the legislative and political framework for wetland protection and improving coordination of wetland conservation efforts within and beyond national borders.

SCWP Map of National Initiatives - click to view larger size with annotations

Countries are implementing measures to strengthen legislation, policies and plans; include biodiversity considerations to regional planning; monitor habitats and bird populations; train local staff, and educate the general public of the importance of preserving the functioning of these wetlands and the Siberian Crane.

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• International meeting launches SCWP final report Read full story

• Technical brief available on reducing Avian Influenza risks Learn more

• Bujagh National Park designated Ramsar Site, Iran Read more

• SCWP Unites Nations in Conserving Wetlands along Siberian Crane Flyways - Project Completion Workshop held in Harbin, China More details

• Seminar on International Projects Organized by Department of Environment, Iran Learn more

• Naurzum and Zharsor-Urkash Lake Systems Designated Ramsar Sites, Kazakhstan Read more

• SCWP receives extension for key project activities through 2009 Read full story

• Local NGOs discuss water resource conservation and climate change in Kazakhstan Learn more

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Last update: March 23, 2005.

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