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The lower Songkhram River basin in northern Thailand was declared the next Ramsar site, giving one of the country’s few abundant waterways an international recognition for its rich biodiversity and ecosystem values. Natalie Phaholyothin, CEO of the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) Thailand said the lower Songkhram River basin was declared as Thailand’s next Ramsar site under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance on 15 May 2020, making it the 15th site in Thailand.

In 2012, a group of like-minded individuals got together to improve the River Holme in Holmfirth. Following successful clean-up events, it became clear that local people really cared about the river. The desire to make more improvements throughout the catchment became a reality and charity River 2015 was created. Today, boasting a flood of success stories, our charity is known by the public name, River Holme Connections...

While located at the University of Connecticut, the Connecticut Institute of Water Resources’s mission is to collaborate with and serve all colleges and universities in the state to resolve state and regional water related problems and provide a strong connection between water resource managers and the academic community, in addition to sharing the results of water resources research and other information with the general public.

Improved utilization of water resources presents untapped opportunities for development in many low-income countries. Potential avenues for adding value include increased irrigation and agricultural development, hydropower-based energy generation, and supporting growing household, municipal, and industrial water demands....

These lakes are representative of the steppe zone of Northern Kazakhstan. These are fresh water lakes, but when the water level lowers the salt concentration increases. The water bodies have seasonally changing water levels and typical border-curtain or mosaic thick reeds. The lake system is a stop–over site for Siberian Cranes during migration.

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