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Groundwater in the wetlands of the Okavango Delta, Botswana, and its contribution to the structure and function of the ecosystem

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Groundwater contribution to the structure of the ecosystem

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Ramsar Convention

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The Ramsar Convention covers the sustainable use of wetlands (including inland deltas). Therefore it plays an important role with regard to development around deltas that may affect aspects such as stream flow, riverbed function or even vegetation cover. 

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Monitoring Landcover Changes of the Niger Inland Delta Ecosystem (Mali) by Means of Envisat-Meris Data - Springer

Monitoring Landcover Changes of the Niger Inland Delta Ecosystem (Mali) by Means of Envisat-Meris Data - Springer | Inland delta development | Scoop.it
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Scenarios of the impact of local and upstream changes in climate and water use on hydro-ecology in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

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What impacts on the flooding characteristics of the Okavango Delta do changes in upstream water use have? Will the Okavango Delta suffer as a result? 

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OKACOM's Work — The Permanent Okavango River Basin Water Commission | OKACOM | Commissão Permanente das Águas de Bacia Hidrografica do Rio Okavango

OKACOM's Work — The Permanent Okavango River Basin Water Commission | OKACOM | Commissão Permanente das Águas de Bacia Hidrografica do Rio Okavango | Inland delta development | Scoop.it
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OKACOM is an organisation that informs the relevant governments that are impacting on the Okavango River Basin so that the Okavango Delta stays protected

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Canada’s Great Inland Delta: A Precarious Future Looms by Ed Struzik: Yale Environment 360

Canada’s Great Inland Delta: A Precarious Future Looms by Ed Struzik: Yale Environment 360 | Inland delta development | Scoop.it
The Peace-Athabasca Delta, one of the world’s largest freshwater deltas, is facing major change as rising temperatures, a prolonged drought, and water withdrawals for Alberta’s tar sands industry threaten to increasingly dry out this vast expanse of waterways and wetlands.
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An example of a Ramsar site in Canada that faces the effects of the  hydroelectric dam which was built in the late 1960s

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