The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: Assessment of International Designations Within the United States
National Wetlands Newsletter, March-April 2007
5 Pages Posted: 3 Aug 2010
The Ramsar Convention is an international framework used to protect wetlands. At this time, the United States has 22 designated sites listed as wetlands of international importance. In this Article, the authors analyze survey data collected from each of these 22 sites to determine whether and how Ramsar designation befits these wetland areas.
Keywords: Ramsar Convention, Wetlands of International Importance, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, wetlands, U.S. Ramsar National Committee
JEL Classification: H1, N5, Q2, Q3
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