World wetland day

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World Wetlands Day is celebrated on February 2 to mark the Day of adoption of the Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian City of Ramsar in 1971.

They help stabilize water supplies, cleanse polluted waters, protect shorelines, recharge groundwater aquifers, contain extensive food chain and biological diversity, help mitigate natural disasters and have special attributes as cultural heritage as they are deeply connected with our beliefs and practices.

They are also called ‘kidneys of landscape’ or ‘biological supermarkets’

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