News

Current Articles | Search | Syndication
Add to iGoogle or Google Reader

Entries for November 2007

29-Nov-2007

Wednesday 5 December  (10.00-10:30)
Presentation to the press:
NGO press room ‘wind’ in the Grand Hyatt, Nusa Dua, Bali
New figures about the total greenhouse gas emissions caused by palm oil production in South-east Asia. Presentation of the need to change the Kyoto greenhouse gas accounting rules to include these emissions.

26-Nov-2007

Adopted at the recent 5th Roundtable on Sustainable Development (RT5), the RSPO P&C is a significant milestone for the multi-national and multi-stakeholder group. Established in 2003 to develop certified sustainable palm oil, the recently adopted RSPO P&C has established clear guidelines on best management practices for the industry that minimizes negative impact to the environment. In addition the RSPO P&C ensures protection of high conservation value forests, and rights to land tenure are protected.

20-Nov-2007

The Symposium was opened by Shaoxing Party Secretary Wang Yongchang, Deputy Administrator of the State Forestry Administration of China, the Chief Planner of the Ministry of Construction of China, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Environment and Sanitation in Mali Abdoulaye Berthe, the Mayor of Shaoxing Municipal People’s Government Zhang Jinru and Wetlands International’s CEO Jane Madgwick.
Participants at the Symposium urged governments, development, health and conservation agencies involved in wetland management, to take action to improve the health of all people, in harmony with wetland conservation objectives; and committed themselves to the same aim.
 

14-Nov-2007

The current disaster took place in an area not far from Ramsar Convention Wetlands of International Importance in the Kuban Delta (Russia) and Eastern Sivash (Ukraine). Nearby there are 5 more Ramsar sites along the Ukrainian Sea of Azov coast all of which are very important for wintering, migratory and breeding waterbirds.

13-Nov-2007

The first such workshop was held in Kenya in January 2007, the third is planned for Mali in October 2008. These workshops enable people working on the balance between wetland conservation and livelihood development all over the world to build partnerships and share experiences.
 

Press contact

Press can contact:

Ms. Ytha Kempkes
Communications and Advocacy Manager
Tel. +31 (0)318 660933
Email: ytha.kempkes@wetlands.org

Press kit

Latest Tweets

TweetId: 512647568426147841 Wetlands Int. retweeted Deltaconference climatedelta climatedelta tip: these 3 inspiring sessions by @WetlandsInt on green solutions and community resilience http://t.co/tkSO8yPROV #climatedelta14 18-09-14 17:01
TweetId: 512584685872893952 Wetlands Int. WetlandsInt WetlandsInt Press Invite to book release, 22 Sept in Rotterdam The Netherlands #DRR #wetlandsolutions @rodekruis @PEDRRnetwork http://t.co/krAcSIuiKo 18-09-14 12:51
TweetId: 512524210468843520 Wetlands Int. WetlandsInt WetlandsInt Former 'Sewer of Europe' wins #Riverprize Congratulations to the #Rhine! http://t.co/22Dbe5ubM8 @ReviveOurRivers 18-09-14 08:51