Wetlands Ecology and Management

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 55–611 | Cite as

Biodiversity and wetlands

  • Patrick Denny
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Abstract

The implications of the Biodiversity Convention of the UNCED Conference in Rio are discussed in terms of the obligations of participating states. The importance of biodiversity is outlined with special reference to wetland ecosystems. The values of wetlands and wetland biodiversity are discussed and a possible classification strategy for their conservation and wise use is suggested.

Keywords

Biodiversity wetlands conservation strategies 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Denny
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  1. 1.Department of Environmental EngineeringIHEDA DelftThe Netherlands

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