World Wetlands Day is annually held on February 2 to mark the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971 and to raise awareness about the important values and benefits of wetlands. The theme for World Wetlands Day 2017 is Wetlands for disaster risk reduction. Read more on as well as this post on the Okavango Delta by the European Space Agency

This years theme is also being reflected in a new leaflet published by GlobWetland Africa.

GWA_Leaflet_wwd2017_English   GWA_Leaflet_wwd2017_French

Note: Leaflets are setup for double sided-flip on short edge printing (landscape mode).