Non-Governmental Organizations: International and Regional

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Abstract

NGOs play a vital role in delivering wetland conservation at all levels. Their role is often under-recognized as many NGOs do not have a formal status and because they deliver such a diverse set of activities. However, from supporting top-level environmental conventions, carrying out research, engaging local communities, and delivering practical conservation work, NGOs are a powerful tool for the delivery of wetland conservation. International and regional NGOs concerned with wetland conservation are described.

Keywords

Nongovernmental organizations International Regional 

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT)SlimbridgeUK

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