RRC-EA and KIA Tigers support World Wetlands Day 2020
The Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) and KIA Tigers professional baseball team jointly promotes the Ramsar Convention through annual celebrations of World Wetlands Day (WWD). On 29 May 2020, the RRC-EA joined KIA Tigers at the Gwangju-KIA Champions Field in a game with LG Twins as part of year-long WWD 2020 celebrations in the Republic of Korea. Due to the threat of COVID-19, the ceremonial pitch and hit as well as the distribution of awareness raising materials were excluded from the event program. Alternatively, players of KIA Tigers donned uniforms designed by the RRC-EA which included the promotional phrase “I love Ramsar”. A large WWD 2020 banner, measuring 35 meters by 20 meters, was also displayed at the stadium.