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SWS Europe Chapter produces Declaration on the Protection of the Lake Ohrid Ecosystem

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The SWS Europe Chapter produced a Declaration on the Protection of the Lake Ohrid Ecosystem at its 13th annual chapter meeting, April 30 - May 4, 2018. The Declaration recognizes the important ecosystem services provided by the wetlands of the Lake Ohrid system and how the health of these are tied to the economic well-being of the Ohrid area. The D...
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2017 SWS Europe Chapter Meeting in Faro, Portugal

January 20, 2017 -  The SWS Europe Chapter will hold its 2017 annual chapter meeting on May 4 - 6, 2017, in Faro, Portugal. It will kick off the meeting on May 4 by joining the European Pond Conservation Network (EPCN)'s 7th European Pond Conservation Network Workshop + LIFE CHARCOS Seminar: Ponds in a Changing World for field trips and a conf...
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SWS Europe endorses Lake Ohrid Day

June 17, 2016 — Lake Ohrid is the most ancient lake of Europe, located in Macedonia along the border of Albania. Since major disturbances to the lake have been minimal, it still exhibits excellent water quality and high biodiversity, including the presence of numerous endemic plants and animals. However, the Studenchishte Marsh, on the shores of La...
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