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Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP11) of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

6-13 July 2012 | Bucharest, Romania

Ramsar COP11On Wednesday, July 11, while the Secretariat worked to produce revised documentation for Ramsar COP11, delegates went on field trips provided by their Romanian hosts to various wetland sites. Trips included: a tour of Bucharest; the Dumbraviƫa Ramsar Site; Comana Natural Park; Small Island of Brălia; Balta Abla, Amara and Jirlau; confluence of the Olt River; Middle Arges River floodplain, and Fusea Wetland; confluence of the Jiu River; Iezer Calarasi; Ciocăneşti; and mud volcanoes. Plenary will recovene on Thursday morning.



Buses
Crowds prepared to board buses for their field trips.
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Wetlands
Wetland
Studying a wetland.
Observation Tower
Descending an observation tower.
Boardwalk
A boardwalk through a wetland.
Large oaks
A group followed tour guides through an area of large oaks near a wetland.
Wetland chat
Delegates chatted at the edge of a wetland.
Fauna
Herons

Herons looked for lunch in a wetland.

Whiskered Tern
Whiskered Tern
Whiskered Tern
Whiskered Tern

Whiskered Terns looked for lunch while flying back and forth above wetlands.

Whiskered Tern
Whiskered Tern
Whiskered Tern
Whiskered Tern
Butterfly
A butterfly.
Frog
A frog in a wetland.
Spider
A spider on its web in the forest.
Damselfly
A clear-winged damselfly.
Bee on Strawberry flower
A bee on a wild strawberry blossom. The berries will be ripe in September.
Damselfly
A blue-winged damselfly.
Dragonfly

A small dragonfly, head-on. (Product enlarged to show detail.)

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Cultural Sites
Entering Monastery
Entering the Comana Monastery.
Owl
From a perch high on the tower, a small owl watched its new prey visitors.
Chapel
The ornate interior of the monastery's chapel.
Chapel exterior
The twin domes of the monastery chapel.
Abbot
The abbot explained the monastery's history.
Roses
Roses
Roses

Roses in the monastery's garden.

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Around Romania
Horse-drawn cart
A rural family traveling in a horse-drawn cart.
Argeş River
The Argeş River in southern Romania.
Mosquito avoidance
Trying to avoid mosquitoes.
Stepping Stones
Balancing while using stepping stones to cross a flooded path.
Boat Ride
Relaxing on a Danube boat ride.
Danube River

The Danube River in eastern Romania.

Tram
Tram
Tram

Ramsar is the Convention on Wetlands. Trams are the convention in Bucharest.

Palace of Parliament

The Palace of Parliament, venue for COP 11, stood ready for negotiations to resume.

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Meeting resources
*Ramsar Convention website
*Ramsar COP11 website
*Ramsar COP11 provisional agenda
*Ramsar COP11 documents
*Draft resolutions
*Fortieth Anniversary booklet
*Convention introductory brochure
*Convention brief history
*Host Country web site

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