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Healthy wetlands, healthy people. A review of wetlands and human health interactions

Healthy wetlands, healthy people. A review of wetlands and human health interactions
  • Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP). February 2012
  • The purpose of this review report is to provide an accessible source of information to help improve understanding of the often complex inter-relationships between wetland ecosystems and human health and well being. The primary audience for this report is intended to be wetland conservation and wise use practitioners, from wetland managers at the site level to decision makers at national and international levels. The information in the report should help in facilitating dialogue between wetlands and human health professionals in their respective efforts to maintain and improve wetland ecological character and people's health.
  • Main themes: Ecosystem services, Ecosystems, Health, Water conservation , Wetlands
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, Health professionals, Project managers, Wetland managers
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Stimulate debate
  • Type of resource: Technical report
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Published in 2015