||It has been suggested that Ramsar Classification System for Wetland Type be merged into this article. (Discuss) Proposed since September 2015.|
The Convention on Wetlands, known as the Ramsar Convention, is an intergovernmental environmental treaty established in 1971 by UNESCO, and coming into force in 1975. It provides for national action and international cooperation regarding the conservation of wetlands, and wise sustainable use of their resources. 
In 2016 there are 2,231 Ramsar Sites, protecting 214,936,005 hectares (531,118,440 acres). 169 national governments are currently participating. 
The Ramsar sites are recorded on the List of Ramsar wetlands of international importance, 
- Ramsar Classification System for Wetland Type
- Ramsar sites by country
- List of parties to the Ramsar Convention
- Wetlands conservation topics
- Ramsar.org homepage . accessed 03.10.2016.
- Ramsar.org: Ramsar Sites List . accessed 03.10.2016.
- Ramsar.org: Ramsar Sites Information Service website, by Wetlands International . accessed 03.10.2016.
- Ramsar Sites Information Service.org: Official List of all Ramsar Sites website — via Ramsar Sites Information Service.
- https://rsis.ramsar.org/ris-search/?f=pictureAvailable_b%3Atrue&pagetab=1 Ramsar Sites Information Service.org: — images of Ramsar Sites]
- Ramsar.org: Ramsar Convention website