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25-Jun-2008

25-06-2008 Press release
Wetlands International is shocked by the decision of the Kenyan government to convert large tracts of the Tana wetlands in Kenya into sugarcane-for-ethanol plantations. This dramatic development confirms the NGO’s recent outlook ‘Biofuels in Africa’, which shows that biofuel production in Africa will lead to loss of wetlands and rainforest.

02-Jun-2008

Wetlands International has followed the Convention for the full two weeks and organised several side events (click here for our activities).

10-Apr-2008

The year 2007 experienced a period with lots of rainfall due to the La Nina weather phenomenon.

01-Apr-2008

The project is working to enhance the conservation of waterbirds and the wetlands they depend on in the African Eurasian region. For this we train people, conduct demonstration projects, develop webb...

25-Feb-2008

Virgin Atlantic yesterday said their pioneering flight was a historic step towards using biofuels on commercial flights, with the aim of reducing carbon emissions.

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