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Program "MANGROVE CAPITAL" Meningkatkan Ketahanan Pesisir

 Mangrove sebagai komponen kunci dalam pertahanan pesisir dan pengembanganakuakultur

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Warta Konservasi Lahan Basah Edisi Januari 2012

Warta Konservasi Lahan Basah (WKLB) kali ini menyajikan informasi terbaru mengenai Program “Mangrove Cavital” meningkatkan ketahanan pesisir. Publikasi Januari 2012

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Kajian Baseline Data Desa-Desa Pantai Kabupaten Pemalang

Maksud dari kegiatan survey di wilayah pantai ini adalah tersusunnya hasil kajian/baseline data pantai di kabupaten Pemalang sebagai dasar untuk perencanaan pengelolaan pesisir secara berkelanjutan dengan memperhatikan kelestarian lingkungan hidup.

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Kajian Ekosistem dan Tutupan Lahan di Desa Noebesa, Kecamatan Amanuban Tengah, Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan (TTS), Propinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT)

Kajian ini merupakan bentuk kerjasama antara Wetlands International - Indonesia Programme (WIIP) dengan berbagai pihak terkait di lapangan sebagai wujud dukungan terhadap Desa Noebesa menuju pengelolaan ekosistem yang lebih baik terkait dengan Pengurangan Resiko Bencana. Kajian ini melibatkan beberapa ahli (specialist) yang berpengalaman dalam bidang kehutanan, ekologi, GIS, reklamasi tambang, dan kerentanan, serta didukung oleh mitra lokal dan masyarakat Desa Noebesa.

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Peatlands in Indonesia National REDD+ Strategy

The draft National REDD+ Strategy of Indonesia demonstrates that Indonesia has major ambitions to tackle its significant emissions from peatlands and conserve these unique ecosystems. This ambition is greatly welcomed and urgently needed. Some critical issues in the report, however, need to be addressed if Indonesia is to achieve its targets effectively and in a way that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

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Submission to SBSTA on REDD and peatlands - Sept 2011

This policy submission to the UN Climate Conference (UNFCCC) provides input to methodological guidance to the policy mechanism REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation). Wetlands International specifically focuses on the issue of peatlands in relation to REDD in this submission, which differ in relevant aspects from forests on mineral soil.

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Strategic Intent 2011-2020

The Strategic Intent 2011-2020 is the ten year outlook for our organisation and the overarching strategy for the organisation worldwide. It reflects the new challenges for wetland conservation and the increasing relevance of wetland condition to human well-being in today’s world.

 

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Annual Review 2010

Our annual review provides a great and global overview of all our achievements, our projects, our publications and other products, our donors and our financial situation.

 

 

 

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Mangrove Capital

This paper introduces Mangrove Capital; a programme conceived by Wetlands International and partner organisations, that aims to bring the values of mangroves to the fore and provide the knowledge and tools necessary for the improved management of mangrove forests.

 

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Policy recommendations to the SBSTA on peatlands and REDD - June 2011

This policy brief provides background and recommendations with regard to REDD+ modalities and guidelines to be developed by the SBSTA and has been produced as input for the UN-FCCC meeting in Bonn, June 2011.

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Working together on disasters, climate, ecosystems

During the coming 5 years, Wetlands International will work closely with Red Cross, Cordaid, Red Cross Climate Centre and CARE to implement a range of projects in Asia, Latin America and Africa to increase people's resilience against (climate related) disasters via ecosystem restoration and management. Together they have formed the “Partners for Resilience” (PfR).

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Celebration of World Wetlands Day 2011 in Serang-Banten, Indonesia

This report describes the World Wetlands Day activities in Desa Sawah Luhur, Kec. Kasemen, Serang-Banten, Indonesia on 2nd of February 2011. World Wetlands Day 2011 comes exactly 40 years since the Convention on Wetlands was signed in 1971 in the city of Ramsar, Iran. This makes its celebration in every Ramsar member country a very special one. Indonesia, with its continued commitment to the protection and conservation of wetlands for the benefit of present and future generations, is no exception.

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Saving the peat swamp forests of Brunei

A Brochure on the importance of conserving the Peat Swamp Forest in Brunei. The Brochure mentions the major threats, solutions and what is being done to safeguard Brunei's peatlands.

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Impact of oil palm plantations on peatland conversion in Sarawak 2005-2010

The report provides sequenced maps and statistics on the area of peatlands converted for oil palm plantations in Sarawak from 2005-2010. It builds on forest cover change and plantation concession boundary mapping results from the ongoing project ‘Transparent Mapping for Sustainabe Oil Palm Plantation Development’. This document briefly reports on the results of project activities providing maps and associated statistics on the impact of oil palm plantations on forest and peatland conversion in Sarawak during the period 2005-2010.

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State of the Art Information on Mangrove Ecosystems in Indonesia

Indonesia contains 21% of the global total mangrove area with 45 of the world's 75 true mangrove species can be found there. This report aims to provide the current state of mangrove ecosystems in Indonesia.

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Warta Konservasi Lahan Basah Edisi 1 Februari 2011

Tema Hari Lahan Basah tahun 2011 ini adalah “Forests for Water dan Wetlands”. Sarat makna dan pesan

yang terkandung dalam tema tersebut. Lahan basah, hutan dan air adalah tiga komponen sumberdaya

alam yang terangkum dalam satu kesatuan ekosistem utuh, sehingga pemanfaatan dan pengelolaannya

haruslah terpadu dan utuh pula. Hutan khususnya hutan lahan basah tentu tidaklah akan tumbuh baik bila

habitat lahan basahnya tercemar dan terdegradasi, begitu sebaliknya lahan basah menjadi terancam bila

tegakan hutan di atasnya rusak atau hilang.

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A Quick Scan of Peatlands in Malaysia

This  report  presents  the  first  national  assessment  of  peatlands  in Malaysia.  It  identifies  remaining peatlands  of  high  conservation  value,  the loss of peatlands and the use of these carbon dense area for for instance palm oil production.

 

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Pengelolaan Lahan Basah Pesisir dan Pengurangan Resiko Bencana di Indonesia

Buku ini menguraikan berbagai hal mengenai jenis-jenis bencana yang sering terjadi di kawasan

pesisir, peran dan manfaat lahan basah pesisir dalam pengurangan resiko bencana (PRB), beberapa instrumen/kebijakan yang berperan dalam PRB dan identifikasi berbagai pihak baik yang terlibat secara langsung maupun tidak, serta upaya-upaya yang telah dilakukan dalam pengelolaan lingkungan lahan basah terkait dengan pengurangan resiko bencana di Indonesia.
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The Global Peatland CO2 Picture

The report presents the first overview ever of peatland carbon data for all countries and regions of the world.  For every country/area information is given on extent and status of peatlands, volume of the peat resource and on CO2 emissions from different types of land use, both for the year 1990 as well as for the year 2008.

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Annual Review 2009

The review charts the main achievements, as well as projects, finance and publications of Wetlands International during 2009. Furthermore, it highlights our work in relation to the Copenhagen Climate summit and a personal story from one of our projects. New this year is also our Climate Neutrality Report, as promised in last year’s Annual Review.

 

 

 

 

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Warta Konservasi Lahan Basah Edisi 2 juli 2010

Fokus edisi kali ini menyajikan kondisi ekosistem Danau Tondano yang terletak di Kabupaten Minahasa,

Sulawesi Utara. Danau vulkanik air tawar yang memiliki banyak nilai dan fungsi tinggi bagi masyarakat

sekitarnya tersebut, kini sudah sangat terancam dan mengalami gangguan yang serius. Melihat kondisi ini, pemerintah RI melalui Kementerian Lingkungan Hidup telah menetapkan Danau Tondano menjadi salah satu dari lima belas danau prioritas di Indonesia yang harus segera dipulihkan.

 

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Panduan Pengelolaan Budidaya Tambak Ramah Lingkungan di Daerah Mangrove

Budidaya tambak ramah lingkungan ramai didengungkan akibat kerusakan lingkungan pesisir (mangrove) yang parah, salah satunya akibat kegiatan pembukaan lahan untuk tambak. Sehingga konsep budidaya tambak ramah lingkungan lebih sering disebut sebagai budidaya tambak yang melestarikan mangrove sebagai jalur hijau atau penanaman mangrove di tambak (silvofishery).

 

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Flyer - Rehabilitasi Ekosistem Pesisir di Kabupaten Sikka, NTT

Upaya Pengurangan Resiko Bencana, melalui kegiatan rehabilitasi pesisir dipadukan dengan pemberdayaan ekonomi masyarakat

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Current and future CO2 emissions from drained peatlands in Southeast Asia

This is the first peer reviewed scientific article on the global carbon dioxide emissions due to peatsoil degradation and loss, with a focus on Southeast Asia. The article is based on the work for the report Peat-CO2 that presents the shocking figures about emissions due to drainage and fires in Southeast Asia.

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Cost-effectiveness of wetlands for climate change adaptation

This paper highlights the role of specific wetlands for climate change adaptation. It iis made for the meeting of the UN FCCC 'Nairobi Working Programme' on climate change adaptation in Madrid, April 2010.

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Flyer - Hutan Mangrove

 Flyer ini memberikan gambaran akan fungsi dan manfaat hutan gambut serta permasalahan dan cara mengatasi permasalahannya

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Letter to the European Commission on the implementation of the EU Biofuel Directive

This is a letter from a long list of NGOs and sent by Wetlands International to the European Commission on the implementation of the EU Biofuel Directive. In the letter the coalition wishes to express its deep concern and alarm over the draft Commission Communication on the practical implementation of the EU Biofuels and bioliquids sustainability schemes

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Indonesia Programme's Summary 2005-2009

This publication is a 5-year overview of the activities of the Wetlands International Indonesia Programme (WI-IP). Wetlands International Indonesia Programma (WI-IP) is part of the global network of Wetlands International, working at global, regional, national and local levels to achieve the goals of conservation and wise use of wetlands, as a contribution to the realisation of sustainable development. Its mission is:  to sustain and conserve wetlands, including their resources and biodiversity for future generations. To achieve this mission, WI-IP does and will continue to work together with all relevant elements of society and government, including educational institutions, media and the private sector. 

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Ringkasan Profil Kegiatan

Wetlands International (WI-IP) adalah bagian dari jaringan global Wetlands International, yang merupakan Organisasi Non-Pemerintah dan bekerja secara global, regional, nasional hingga lokal untuk mencapai tujuan konservasi dan pemanfaatan lahan basah secara bijaksana, sebagai bentuk sumbangan bagi terwujudnya pembangunan secara berkelanjutan.  WI-IP, semula bernama Asian Wetlands Bureau (AWB-IP) telah beroperasi di Indonesia sejak tahun 1987 atas dasar Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) antara Wetlands International dengan Pemerintah Indonesia c.q. Departemen Kehutanan c.q. Direktur Jenderal PHKA.

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Protect Our Coral Reefs and Coastal Ecosystem

Poster ini mngajak masyarakat untuk menjaga kelestarian batu karang dan ekosistem pantai 

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Peat swamp forests and palm oil

This presentation was made for the meeting with EU at the end of January 2010. It discusses the following issues: 

  • Where and what are peatlands
  • Peatland loss and carbon emissions
  • Biofuels, palm oil and peatland loss
  • What is / should be done
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Information sheet on palm oil & peatlands

This paper shines light on the issue of greenhouse gas emissions due to conversion of areas with peatsoils for palm oil production, including for biodiesel. The paper will focus on palm oil in Southeast Asia; the most relevant area for vegetable oil production on peatlands, with alarming greenhouse gas emissions as a result.

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Wetlands and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

This book presents a baseline of information that helps understanding of how WASH and wetland service provision are connected, why these linkages are vital and how they can be better managed. Furthermore, the publication presents a set of principles to be taken on by sector professionals as a way forward to improve integration in the future. The publication is the result of an ongoing collaboration between individuals and organisations from the wetland conservation sector and the water supply, sanitation and hygiene sector.

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AWC Newsletter 17

In this edition, the AWC Coordinator, Dr. Bharat Jethva announces the dates for 2010 census. An update of the 2009 census is provided along with details of milestone 20 year review of the Asian Waterbird Census. News from the region follows.

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Status of Waterbirds in Asia

This report summarises the results of the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) from 1987 to 2007, comprising counts at 6,705 sites in 27 countries. A total of 1,387 sites met at least one of two criteria of internationally important sites according to the Ramsar Convention. Of these, 312 sites were reported to support more than 20,000 waterbirds, and 1,382 sites recorded more than 1% of the biogeographic population of at least one species of waterbird. The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC), conducted each year in January, is a waterbird and wetland-monitoring programme initiated in 1987 within the framework of the International Waterbird Census.

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Postcard - Prevent mal-adaptation: protect and restore wetlands to adapt to climate change

 

"Prevent mal-adaptation: protect and restore wetlands to adapt to climate change" is the title of this double-sided cartoon postcard explaining how wetlands serve to mitigate impacts and thereby help to adapt to climate change.

The postcard is in landscape showing two windows: a well-adjusted wetland with happy well-fed people and liveliy biodiversity. On the other side a big dam is built, where animals and people suffer.

 

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Poster - Peatland loss fuels climate change

The title of this poster is "Peatland loss fuels climate change". It is a cartoon showing the conversion of peatlands into palm oil plantation, which causes the relases of CO2 through burning practices as well as oxidation of the peat soil from the deforestation and drainage. The palm oil company employee has his pockets filled with dollars, stating "We plant oil palm to save the climate, and get REDD and biofuels subsidies".

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Postcard - Peatland loss fuels climate change

The title of this postcard is "Peatland loss fuels climate change". It is a cartoon showing the conversion of peatlands into palm oil plantation, which causes the relases of CO2 through burning practices as well as oxidation of the peat soil from the deforestation and drainage. The palm oil company employee has his pockets filled with dollars, stating "We plant oil palm to save the climate, and get REDD and biofuels subsidies".

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Poster-Reducing emissions from peatlands: A global responsibility

This the A3 sized poster of:

Reducing emissions from peatlands:

A global responsibility.

Support reducing emissions from peatlands under LULUCF and REDD

You can download by clicking on the link.

 

 

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Postcard-Reducing emissions from peatlands: A global responsibility

This is the postcard of:

Reducing emissions from peatlands:

A global responsibility. 

Support reducing emissions from peatlands under LULUCF and REDD.

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The Global Peatland Fund flyer

This the flyer of the Global Peatland Fund, which reduces greenhouse gas emissions by rehabilitating degraded peatlands – especially peatswamp rainforests in Southeast Asia. Peatland rehabilitation and conservation are extremely cost effective carbon mitigation options (US$7 to US$17 per tonne of CO2).

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Wetlands and Climate Change Adaptation brochure

This 6-page brochure demonstrates how wetlands in a healthy, intact condition can greatly contribute to attenuate the water related impacts of climate change. Due to their ability to store and slowly release water, these wetlands are a vital lifeline in periods of extreme droughtsWetlands International urges governments, development organisations and finance institutions to integrate wetlands into climate change adaptation strategies. .

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Fact book for UNFCCC policies on peat carbon emissions

This fact book provides insight in the global greenhouse gas emissions from peatlands. It was made to inform delegations at the UN climate change conventions. 

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Coral Reef Ecosystem Conservation by the Community for the Sustainability of Fishery Resources in Weh-Sabang Island, Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Province

Weh Island, well known as Sabang is the one of the most outer island of Indonesia (0 km point of Republic Indonesia). Weh Island’s coastal ecosystems is dominated by coral reef, it made Weh Island famous as marine tourism. Tsunami December 2004 destroyed Weh Island especially its coral reef ecosystem where many of them buried with sand. 

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Wetlands International Policy brief on LCA & KP - 5 Aug '09

This policy brief provides an analysis of both the REDD section in the LCA text (d.d. 22 June) and add.2 & 3 of the KP text (d.d.1 July) with regards to addressing emissions from degraded wetlands/peatland. Please download this policy brief with our comments and recommendations as input for the upcoming intersessional informal consultations in Bonn, 10-14 August 2009.

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An Assessment of Lessons Learnt from the “Green Coast”

This report provides the lessons learned during the implementation of the Green Coast programme in in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam (NAD) Province and Nias Island, in Aceh province in Indonesia during the period between the year 2005 and the 2008. This lesson learned document particularly studied various information and the field data that related during the project periode. Hence, this result expected will provide the information of project realisation sufficiently.

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Annual Review 2008

The Annual Review 2008 charts the main achievements, as well as projects, finance and publications of Wetlands International during 2008. Furthermore, it highlights our work in relation to climate change adaptation and on incentive mechanisms for community-based wetland management. As you can read in the Achievements and projects sections of this review, Wetlands International was highly active in all regions during 2008. The outcomes that we achieved in 2008 are important in themselves, but most are just steps towards much longer-term goals to bring about lasting benefits to people and nature. 

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Warta Konservasi Lahan Basah Edisi April 2009

 Hari Lahan Basah, yang diperingati setiap 2 Februari, merupakan moment penting bagi para muda

untuk menyatakan wujud kepedulian dan rasa sayang mereka terhadap lingkungan. Peringatan tahun
ini, WIIP telah memfasilitasi kegiatan penanaman mangrove di Aceh dan Pulau Dua, Banten, yang
dilakukan langsung oleh siswa-siswi sekolah yang juga datang dari luar wilayah kegiatan. Simak
laporan singkatnya pada kolom Berita Kegiatan.
 
Informasi-informasi lain mengenai perlahanbasahan di Indonesia dapat juga Anda baca pada kolomkolom yang tersedia pada warta ini.
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Factsheet Wetlands and Climate Change Adaptation

Wetlands International has a long standing history in investigating the role of wetlands in relation to water provision and supplies, flood pervention and increasing coastal resilience to extreme weather events. This factsheet on this role of wetlands in adapting to climate change was made for the UNFCCC Climate Talks in Bonn, June 2009.

 

 

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Planting trees to eat fish

This book draws on the experiences of four projects (in Indonesia, Kenya, Zambia/Malawi and Mali) that combined conservation and development goals. The four projects demonstrated – each in a different way – how improving livelihoods and conserving wetlands can go hand in hand. The book tells the story of the problems that the individual projects faced, and how they were addressed. In addition, there is a review of seven other wetland-based projects from around the world.

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