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Robertson, A., Jarvis, A., Mendelsohn, J. and Swart, R. 2012. Namibia's Coast: Figure 35 Sites of special value in: Namibia's Coast: Ocean Riches and Desert Treasures. Directorate of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia


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Sites and zones of special value for the conservation of life along the coast. Important bird areas were thus designated because they support particularly large concentrations of birds or species of special conservation concern. Sites recognised in terms of the international RAMSAR convention are wetlands deemed to be of national and global importance in terms of their ecology and hydrology.

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Sites and zones of special value for the conservation of life along the coast. Important bird areas were thus designated because they support particularly large concentrations of birds or species of special conservation concern. Sites recognised in terms of the international RAMSAR convention are wetlands deemed to be of national and global importance in terms of their ecology and hydrology.

Year: 2012

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Origin: Data compiled for: Namibia's Coast ocean riches and desert treasures

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