Conserving Wetlands

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Wetlands are some of the most ecologically diverse habitats in Ireland and the world. Dublin Bay has internationally important wetlands, including the Ramsar site at North Bull Island, see the Ramsar webpage for information and the site for the Irish Ramsar Wetland Committee,

A set of Ramsar Factsheets profiles the ‘ecosystem services’ – the benefits people obtain from ecosystems – provided by wetlands. They illustrate the great diversity of ecosystem services delivered by wetlands and their values. The following factsheets are now available to download: