Coastal Youth Conference
The 2006 International Youth Coastal Conference is less about a Conference and more about a lasting commitment to our youth and the sustainable use of our marine and coastal resources and environment.
Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
The Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971, is an intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. There are presently 152 Contracting Parties to the Convention, with 1601 wetland sites, totaling 134.7 million hectares, designated for inclusion in the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance.
See also: Australian Government - Dept. of the Environment and Heritage - The Convention on Wetlands