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Migration threatens to send flu south

Article in Nature, November 2005, with the view of Ward Hagemeijer, Wetlands International.

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Reversing Environmental Damage through Community Focused Sustainable Aquaculture

Project concept for Reversing Environmental Damage through Community Focused Sustainable Aquaculture

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Enhancing conservation of the critical network of sites required by Migratory Waterbirds on the African/Eurasian Flyways.

Enhancing conservation of the critical network of sites required by migratory waterbirds on the African/Eurasian flyways.


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Global Peatland Initiative - Table of the Approximate Percentage of Peatland per Country

Global Peatland Initiative - Table of the Approximate Percentage of Peatland per Country

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Partners for Wise Use of Wetlands – Financial Reporting 2002-2003

Partners for Wise Use of Wetlands – Financial Reporting 2002-2003

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Global Peatland Initiative – Guidance for Project Development and Funding

Global Peatland Initiative – Guidance for Project Development and Funding

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Global Peatland Initiative – Agreement between DGIS and Wetlands International

Global Peatland Initiative – Agreement between DGIS and Wetlands International

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Partners for Wise Use of Wetlands – Agreement between DGIS and Wetlands International

Partners for Wise Use of Wetlands – Agreement between DGIS and Wetlands International

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Partners for Wise Use of Wetlands – Guidance on DGIS Reporting 2002-2003

Partners for Wise Use of Wetlands – Guidance on DGIS Reporting 2002-2003

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IWC - Western Palearctic and Southwest Asia Site Form

IWC - Western Palearctic and Southwest Asia – Site Form

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Bibliography of Wetland Creation and Restoration

Specialist Groups – Wetland Restoration – Bibliography of Wetland Creation and Restoration

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Stickers of Baikal Teal

Baikal Teal Sticker

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Dénombrements d'Oiseaux d'Eau en Afrique (DOEA) / African Waterbird Census - Nouvelles de Dakar

IWC - African Waterbird Census – Nouvelles de Dakar

Récemment nous avons édité le rapport des DOEA 1998 que vous aurez sous peu. Ce retard est lié au fait que nous somme dans une période de transition du programme. En effet, depuis l'année dernière le processus de transfert des activités de ce programme a commencé avec ma formation initiale pour une meilleure connaissance du Programme et un stage préliminaire en gestion des bases de données à Wageningen aux Pays-Bas, puis la rédaction (édition) du rapport DOEA 1998 et enfin le transfert de la base de donnée des DOEA à notre Bureau de Dakar, au Sénégal.

 

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African Waterbird Census Site Description Form

IWC - African Waterbird Census – Census Form – Site Description Form - English and French

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Lahan Basah Buatan di Indonesia

Hingga saat ini, pustaka yang khusus membahas lahan basah buatan di Indonesia secara komprehensif sangatlah kurang, atau bahkan tidak ada. Pustaka-pustaka yang ada umumnya hanya membahas satu jenis habitat lahan basah buatan saja, misalnya pustaka mengenai tambak saja atau pustaka mengenai sawah saja.

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Panduan Penyekatan Parit dan Saluran di Lahan Gambut Bersama Masyarakat

Tujuan utama dari penulisan buku ini adalah untuk memberikan panduan mengenai cara-cara perbaikan kondisi/tata air di lahan gambut agar gambut terhindar dari kekeringan dan bahaya kebakaran sehingga kerusakan gambut dapat diminimalkan dan menjadikan usaha-usaha rehabilitasi (seperti penghijauan) di atasnya dapat berlangsung lebih baik.

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Manual for the control of fire in peatlands and peatland forest

This Manual for the Control of Fire in Peatland and Peatland Forest contains information on : (1) fire control, (2) factors which support fire, (3) government policy on fire control, and (4) strategies and techniques for the control of land and forest fires in peatland areas.

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Post-tsunami Conservation Issue and Challanges

Wetlands International South Asia (WISA) and the World Wide Fund for Nature – India
(WWF-India) coordinated a consultative meeting involving NGOs and Research Institutes
with an interest in addressing conservation and sustainable development issues to build
upon assessments and relief measures already being carried out by the Government of
India. This provided a common platform for planning and implementation of inputs into
future initiative being developed/planned at various levels.

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A Guide to the Blocking of Canals and Ditches in Conjunction with the Community

The main purpose of writing this book is to provide a guide of methods of reparing the condition and hydrology of peatlands so that the peat will be prevented from drying out and becoming susceptible to fire, and thus that damange to the peat can be minimized and the rehabitation activities (such as replanting) there stand a better chance of success.

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Serial CAKRA 2 : Petualangan di Hutan Gambut

 Pada edisi kali ini CAKRA berteman dengan mantan musuh-musuhnya untuk membangun tambak ramah linkungan dengan tetap mempertahankan tumbuhan bakau di dalam  dan sekitar tambak.

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Panduan Pengelolaan Lahan Gambut Untuk Pertanian Berkelanjutan

Buku ini memberikan gambaran tentang prospek pertanian di lahan gambut dan cara mengembangkan pertanian secara bijak untuk memperoleh hasil yang optimal dan berkelanjutan. Selain itu, buku ini juga disertai dengan pengenalan terhadap tipe rawa dan perilaku lahan gambut dan dilengkapi dengan uraian tentang jenis-jenis tanaman yang secara ekonomi dapat dibudidayakan atau dimanfaatkan. Budidaya secara terpadu antara tanaman tahunan, semusim, ternak, dan ikan juga disajikan dalam buku ini.

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Panduan Rehabilitasi dan Teknik Silvikultur di Lahan Gambut

Buku panduan ini menyajikan sedikit teori tentang kebakaran di Hutan dan Lahan Gambut (bagaimana terjadinya, apa penyebabnya dan dampak yang dihasilkan), lalu dilanjutkan dengan ulasan kebijakan yang telah dikembangkan oleh pemerintah Indonesia untuk mengatasi kebakaran berikut perangkat-perangkat hukum dan struktur kelembagaannya, kemudian diakhiri dengan strategi untuk mengendalikan kebakaran hutan dan lahan gambut yang meliputi aspek Pencegahan, Pemadaman dan Tindakan Pasca Pemadaman.

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Menjelajahi Hutan Bakau Buku Panduan Guru untuk Pek Aktiviti Am

Bagaimana Mengguna Buku Panduan ini?

Buku panduan ini akan digunakan oleh guru-guru sebagai panduan untuk mengajar murid-murid sekolah rendah untuk menjalankan aktiviti pendidikan alam sekitar khasnya tentang ekologi dan kepelbagaian biologi hutan bakau. Kandungan buku ini dibahagikan kepada 2 bahagian, penerangan diberikan dala, Bahasa Malaysia dalam bahagian pertama dan bahagian kedua dalam Bahasa Mandarin Setiap pengararan mempunyai objektif tertentu yang perlu dicapai seperti yang dinyatakan dalam setiap topik.

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Strategi Nasional dan Rencana Aksi Pengelolaan Lahan Basah Indonesia

Kebijakan dan strategi nasional pengelolaan lahan basah yang baru ini diharapkan menjadi dokumen yang dapat menjadi panduan dalam pengelolaan lahan basah yang efektif dan sinergis antara setiap pemangku kepentingan baik di pusat maupun di daerah.

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Panduan Pengendalian Kebakaran Hutan dan Lahan Gambut

Bencana kebakaran hutan dan lahan merupakan permasalahan serius yang harus dihadapi bangsa Indonesia hampir setiap tahun pada musim kemarau. Kebakaran yang terjadi tidak hanya pada lahan kering tetapi juga pada lahan basah (terutama lahan gambut). Kebakaran di hutan lahan gambut jauh lebih sulit untuk ditangani dibandingkan dengan kebakaran yang terjadi di hutan tanah mineral/dataran tinggi.

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The Atlas of Loktak

Sustainable Development and Water Resources Management of Loktak Lake The goal of Sustainable Development and Water Resources Management of Loktak Lake is to improve water management of the lake and sustain its resources for the benefit of the local communities on a long-term basis. The purpose is to build capacity within Loktak Development Authority, other concerned institutions and local communities for effective management of lake. The ultimate purpose is to provide livelihood security to the local communities while ensuring conservation of the Loktak Lake.

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Petunjuk Lapangan Pendugaan Cadangan Karbon pada Lahan Gambut

Petunjuk Lapangan Pendugaan Cadangan Karbon pada Lahan Gambut ini ditulis dalam rangka melengkapi beberapa komponen kegiatan dari proyek CCFPI (Climate Change, Forests and Peatlands in Indonesia) yang di danai oleh Pemerintah Kanada melalui CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency).

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Programme Global Flyways Conference

Attached on the right the programme of the Global Flyways Conference in Edinburgh, April 2004.

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Wise Use of Water Resources - An Essential Element of Sustainable Development

The proceedings were prepared on the basis of reports from the participants of the Third Workshop of the Ukrainian Rivers Network. The publication also includes papers by scientists from the Uzhgorod National University and representatives of local authorities and institutions of Zakarpattya Oblast that supported the meeting. The papers present topics such as environmental policy, wise use of water resources, recommendations for methods to conserve water bodies, the conservation and restoration of biodiversity, monitoring of water systems, nature conservation and education.

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Delta Interieur du Fleuve Niger

Ecologie et gestion durable des ressources naturelles

Delta Interieur du Fleuve Niger

L'hydrologie du Delta Interieur du Niger est fortement influencee par les crues du fleuve qui varient d'annee en annee. La hauteur de la crue a une incidence d'une part sur les productions primaires et secondaires du le Delta Interieur du Niger et d'autre part sur sa superficie inondable.

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500 Important Wetlands in Japan

The selection of important wetlands was carried out in Japan in response to the public's increasing demand for protecting wetlands, the resolution made at the 7th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to Convention on Wetlands in 1999 (held in Costa Rica) to double the number of Ramsar sites, and the objective of promoting proper protection of areas important to the conservation of biological diversity as stated in the new Basic Environment Plan (decided by the Cabinet on December 22, 2000) and the existing National Strategy on Biological Diversity (adapted on October 31, 1995). The selection aimed at promoting considerations for wetlands in development plans and gathering basic materials based on the lasted scientific and specialized knowledge and information for the protection of wetlands.

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A Manual for an Inventory of Asian Wetlands

A mechanism for developing a comprehensive wetland inventory database for Asia has been developed under Wetland Inventory and Monitoring Specialist Group (WIMSG) of Wetlands International. This provides a platform for comprehensive conservation planning, including assessment and monitoring of wetlands across Asia. The aims of this mechanism are to determine the status of Asia wetlands for the 21st century and to develop a comprehensive Asian Wetland Inventory (AWI) database. This manual is considered to be a living document and in effect is under constant review and when necessary it should be revised in accordance with further experience in conducting wetland inventory across Asia.

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Report of the International Workshop on Climate Change and Wetland Conservation

The report is bilingual (Japanese and English). It includes welcome addresses and eight articles regarding climate change and wetland conservation issues. The Internation Workshop on Climate Change and Wetland Conservation was held on September 20-21, 2001 at Kushiro city, Hokkaido prefecture, Japan.

Sponsor: National Institute for Environmental Studies

Co-sponsor: Kushiro International Wetland Centre, Wetlands International Japan

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Biodiversity Conservation Information System

The handbook forms part of a conprehensive set of supporting materials designed to build information management capacity and improve decision-making. The handbook deals with a range of issues and processed relevant to the use of information in decision-making, including the strengthening of organisations and organisational linkages, data custodianship and management, metadata and the development of infrastructure to support data and information exchange.

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Водно-болотные угодья России. Том 4. Водно-болотные угодья Северо-Востока России (сост. А.В.Андреев). - М.: Wetlands International, 2001. - 296 с.

В книге дан обзор состояния и размещения типичных и уникальных водно-болотных угодий в регионах дальневосточного Севера. Для 37 участков общей площадью 37 тыс.кв.км приводятся детальные инвентаризационные описания. Работа основана на результатах многолетних наблюдений автора и анализе большого объема оригинальных или малоизвестных материалов, собранных, главным образом, сотрудниками Института биологических проблем Севера РАН (г. Магадан).

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Proceedings of an Internatioanal Symposium on Dams, Reservoirs and Nature Conservation

The International Symposium on Dams, Reservoirs and Nature Conservation held at Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo, Japan on 20-21 January 2000.

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Conservation of Fish Biodiversity in West African Wetlands

The present document is the result of a project "Conservation of Fish Biodiversity in West African Wetlands". The project was carried out by Wetlands International with funding from the Netherlands Goverment under the Programme for International nature management (PIN). It aimed to initiate a regional framework to conserve fish biodiversity in the inland waters of West Africa.

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The Garganey in the former USSR

This publication is important for as it addresses some key gaps in our knowledge of this species. It also provides interesting information on the relationship between man and this species in its vast and main breeding areas. It provides an important foundation on which further research can be based and provides some of the insight needed to ensure successful management and conservation of the species.

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Report on the Conservation Status of Migratory Waterbirds in the AEWA Agreement Area

The present report constitutes the first such report on the status and trends of all waterbird populations covered by the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds since the text of the Agreement was finalized in June 1995. It is intended to serve two purposes 1) to fulfil the requirement in paragraph 7.4 of the action plan for an international review of the status and trends of the populations included in the action plan and 2) to provide the necessary information ot facilitate amendment of the action plan to include all populations of waterbirds covered by the Agreement.

 

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International Symposium on Dams, Reserviors and Nature Conservation

Bilingual programme and articles of international participant of the International Symposium on Dams, Reserviors and Nature Conservation

The Symposium was held at Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo Japan on 20-21 January 2000.

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Lake Hornborga, Sweden - the return of a bird lake

This publication, compiled by the lead organisers of the restoration, chronicles the entire restoration process, from the original objectives, through the planning and feasibility studies and implementation, to the current result. It catalogues the complex process that was required to obtain authorisation for the restoration through the Swedish Water Rights Courts, as well as the conflicts that had to be resolved by the Environmentall Protection Agency, not only with the various authorities involved, but also with local landowners, downstream water users and academics.

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Etat des lieux de la conservation des zones humides

Il faudra cependant attendre le début des années 1990 pour que l'intérêt de la conservation des zones humides dépasse les limites des aires protégées, notamment avec la mise en place progressive d'une politique de gestion durable des ressources naturelles, telle que définie par la conférence de Rio.

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Effect of Habitat Loss and Change on Waterbirds

The tenth International Waterfowl Ecology Symposium was held at the University of Aveiro, Protugal, on 18-21 September 1995. Arranging this triannual Symposium is the responsibility of the Waterfowl Ecology Special Group of Wetlands International. The Symposium was attended by almost 200 people from all parts of the world.

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Strategie Preliminaire pour le suivi des Oiseaux d'Eau en Afrique

Comprenant le compte-rendu de l'atelier sur la revue et le developpement des Denombrements d'Oiseaux d'Eau en Afrique, Djoudi, Senegal, 6-10 fevrier 1996

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Development Policies, Plans and Wetlands

Proceeding of Workshop 1 of the International Conference on Wetlands and Development held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 9-13 October 1995.

The proceedings present the conclusions, keynotes papers and case studies from the workshop on Development Policies, Plans and Wetlands. It formed part of the technical programme of the Conference which was attended by over 350 participants from more than 60 countries.

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Wetlands, Biodiversity and Development

Biodiversity encompasses all living organism and the web of life, from genetic variability in micro-organism to the largest of animals and their ecological niches, ecosystems and landscapes. Wetlands, Biodiversity and Development is the Workshop 2 of the Wetlands and Development Conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 9-13 October 1995. The workshop was divided into 3 theme groups 1) The importance of wetlands biodiversity 2) Benefits derived from wetland biodiversity and 3) Incremental costs for conservation of wetland biodiversity.

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Limnology and waterfowl

Proceeding of a Symposium on Limnology and Waterfowl held in Sopron/Sarrod, Hungary November 21-23, 1994. Societas Internationalis Limbologiae, Working Group on Aquatic Birds.

The main themes of the workshop were to relate to the management of waterfowl populations and to assist in the development of a scientific basis of waterfowl management plans.

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International workshop on partnership for integrating wetland and water resource management

31 August - 1 September 1997, Montreal, Canada.

Organized by Wetlands International

The workshop aims to capitalize on the presence of key representatives from international agencies in the biodiversity and water sectors who were attending the meetings to exchange information on programmes and to examine options for partnership in wetland and water resources management.

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Wetlands International Cormorant Research Group Bulletin

This is the second volume of the Cormorant Research Group Bulletin. The International Waterfowl and Wetland Research Bureau has changed its name into Wetlands International and has just changed its headquarters as well from Slimbridge (UK) to the Netherlands.

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