World Wetlands Day
The 2nd of February is an important date for all you environmentally conscious. It marks the day the Convention on Wetlands was adopted in the city of Ramsar in Iran in 1971 and has been celebrated ever since.
On World Wetlands Day, join an event to learn more about saving the world's wetlands, which have been destroyed because of overpopulation and construction. Or take action and go directly to your local wetland and help clean the area.
Share Your Passion for the Wetlands
The protection of wetlands might be news to many people. Design flyers, posters, or social media posts to raise awareness and support this environmentally friendly cause. Often all it takes is some education that you can pack into a visually attractive graphic to get people interested.
Get started on Design Wizard with these three easy steps:
Step 1: Scroll through our treasure trove of eco-friendly-themed designs and World Wetlands Day templates. Find a design you like and open it up.
Step 2: Personalize your flyer, poster, or social media post. Adjust colors and add images. Adjust the text and add tips to let people know how they can help protect the wetlands.
Step 3: Save and download your final design. Or select the option to share your social media post to a selected channel directly from Design Wizard.
Why Celebrate World Wetlands Day
Of the 55 wetlands that are recognized by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, 13 overlap with UNESCO World Heritage sites and biosphere reserves. These are significant for biodiversity and to the planet's climate.
The international eco-friendly holiday raises awareness of the important water resources that wetlands provide. They are elaborate ecosystems that provide many benefits like flood control, water quality preservation, and are nurseries for fish and other freshwater or marine animals. If you're passionate about saving the planet, don't forget to celebrate World Wetlands Day.