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A Brief Summary of Results of the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Ramsar Convention (Ramsar COP10)

November 5, 2008

The 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Ramsar Convention (Ramsar COP10) was held from Oct. 28 to Nov. 4 in Changwon, the Republic of Korea.

32 resolutions were adopted, including the resolution on rice paddies ("Enhancing biodiversity in rice paddies as wetland systems") sponsored by Japan and the Republic of Korea.

Four new Ramsar sites in Japan were designated on the occasion of this COP, and one existing site was also extended. Diplomas were handed from the Ramsar Secretariat to the representatives of the relevant municipalities.

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