A Ramsar Site is a wetland site designated to be of international importance under the Ramsar Convention
A Ramsar Site is a wetland site designated to be of international importance under the Ramsar Convention.
Below is the List Of Ramsar Sites In Ghana
Muni-Pomadze Ramsar Site.
How many Ramsar sites are there in Ghana?
Ghana currently has 6 sites designated as Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Sites), with a surface area of 176,134 hectares.
How many Wetlands are in Ghana?
There are five designated coastal wetlands in Ghana, namely Keta Lagoon Complex, Songhor, Sakumo, Densu Delta, and Muni Lagoon.
Does Ghana have wetlands?
Ghana has wetlands and some Ramsar sites.
A Ramsar Site is a wetland site designated of international importance for migratory animal life, especially birds, under the Ramsar Convention.
These are mainly along the coastal regions with just one in the interior region.
Are wetlands important?
Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world, comparable to rain forests and coral reefs.
Wetlands can be thought of as “biological supermarkets.”They provide great volumes of food that attract many animal species.
These animals use wetlands for part of or all of their life-cycle.
Are wetlands dangerous?
Threats to wetlands.
Sadly, wetlands are threatened by many human activities.
Moreover, the ecological health of our remaining wetlands may be in danger from habitat fragmentation, polluted runoff, water level changes, and invasive species, especially in rapidly urbanizing areas.