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Wetlands Connect us to Protect Life social toolkit

Join our global call

to restore wetlands and protect life

#RestoreWetlands - #InternationalYouthDay - #YouthDay

BACKGROUND

#InternationalYouthDay takes place on 12 August 2021 with a strong call for global action on human and planetary health.

This is a pivotal moment for the global community to scale efforts to tackle the climate and biodiversity crises we face and build a resilient future in harmony with nature.

Joining up with the Convention on Wetlands’ 50th Anniversary, the Youth Engaged in Wetlands Network are calling for global action to #RestoreWetlands and their vital role to protect all life.

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

Join the #RestoreWetlands campaign to share stories on what wetlands mean to you – and their vital role for:

  • #ClimateAction
  • #Climate
  • #Adaptation
  • #Resilience
  • #Biodiversity
  • #EcosystemRestoration
  • #SDGs

Join our call to #RestoreWetlands and share:

  • Why wetlands are important to you?
  • What actions we can take now to #RestoreWetlands and protect human and planetary health?

READ OUR OPEN LETTER AND SHARE VOICES OF YOUTH ON WHY WETLANDS MATTER

DOWNLOAD THE SOCIAL MEDIA ASSETS TO SHARE YOUR VOICE AND YOUR SUCCESS STORIES

SOCIAL MEDIA

Key Hashtags:

#RestoreWetlands - #InternationalYouthDay - #ForNature - #ClimateAction

Secondary Hashtags

#YouthDay - #PowerofWetlands - #BuildBackBetter - #YouthBiodiversity - #DRR - #COP - #EcosystemRestoration - #Post2020 - #BiodiversityRocks - #COP26 - #RaceToZero - #Adaptation - #NatureBasedSolutions - #Resilience - #NetZero - #FridaysForFuture

HANDLES

Convention on Wetlands

YEW

Youth Engaged in Wetlands or "YEW" is an international youth team committed to the conservation, protection, and wise-use of wetlands

GYBN

The Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) aims to engage the voice of global youth into the Convention on Biological Diversity process

UN Convention on Biological Diversity

SUGGESTED SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS

General #RestoreWetlands

Suggested Post 1:

#Wetlands are critical ecosystems #ForNature and people:

  • They mitigate #ClimateChange
  • Host 40% of world's #Biodiversity
  • Provide safe water

Join @YEWetlands call to #RestoreWetlands #YouthDay https://ramsar50.org

#RestoreWetlands for #ClimateAction and #Biodiversity

Suggested Post 2:

#Wetlands are essential for combating #ClimateChange:

  • They store #Carbon
  • Protect us from climate impacts
  • Build #Resilience

Hear @YEWetlands call to #RestoreWetlands for #ClimateAction #YouthDay https://ramsar50.org

Suggested Post 3:

On the road to #COP26 we need to put efforts to #RestoreWetlands at the heart of #ClimateAction. Hear @YEWetlands call to #RestoreWetlands #ForNature & people #YouthDay #FridaysForFuture https://ramsar50.org/

Suggested Post 4:

#Wetlands are key to reversing the twin #Biodiversity & #Climate crises:

  • They store #Carbon
  • Home 40% of the world’s #Biodiversity
  • Provide essential benefits for human wellbeing.

Hear @YEWetlands call to #RestoreWetlands #ForNature & people https://ramsar50.org/ #YouthDay

CREATE YOUR OWN STORIES ON WHY WETLANDS MATTER

Create your own social media tile and add a message about why wetlands are important to you

Message Examples

#Wetlands are important to me to rebuild #Mangrove forests and strengthen my community’s resilience to #ClimateChange https://ramsar50.org/ #YouthDay

These tidal flats are a unique source of food and shelter to endangered bird species in my region. #RestoreWetlands #ForNature #EcosystemRestoration https://ramsar50.org/ #YouthDay

Credits:

© 2021 RAMSAR Convention on Wetlands