Montreux Record

The Montreux Record is a register of wetland sites on the List of Ramsar wetlands of international importance where changes in ecological character have occurred, are occurring, or are likely to occur as a result of technological developments, pollution or other human interference. It is a voluntary mechanism to highlight specific wetlands of international importance that are facing immediate challenges. It is maintained as part of the List of Ramsar wetlands of international importance.[1]

List of sites under Montreux RecordEdit

At present, 48 sites are listed in Montreux Record [2].The Montreux Record was established by Recommendation 4.8 at the 1990 cop.

Indian sites on the Montreux RecordEdit

At present 2 Indian sites are listed under it. In 1993 Chilka lake was also listed in Montreux record due to problem of Siltation, But later in 2002, it was removed from the list as problem tackled by govt actions .2020

Keoladeo National Park 2,873 7,100
Loktak Lake 26,600 66,000

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ gmbh, 21TORR AGENCY. "Ramsar Convention - Montreux Record". archive.ramsar.org. Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-08-14. Retrieved 2017-03-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)