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Experts develop Africa’s highest quality mangrove maps yet

We are helping develop the highest quality and most accurate mangrove maps ever produced for Africa, combining satellite and drone data and ground-truthing.

Peatland landscape in Russia News

The International Investment Bank supports our peatlands projects in Russia

The International Investment Bank provided us with the second grant for execution of a project on restoring peatlands in Russia. On June 4, 2018, Nikolay […]

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Work under Partners for Resilience in Odisha selected as one among the best practices in Asia

Under the programme, Partners for Resilience (PfR) led by Wetlands International South Asia, a case study on sustainable community-based disaster risk management - Responding to emergencies, A PfR perspective - was selected as one among the best practices in Asia by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC). This case was submitted under the programme Institutionalizing Sustainable Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM).

Sunset with a boat and waterbirds News

First spring bird count at Barr Al Hikman makes case for protection

For a three weeks in March 2018 we surveyed waterbirds almost continuously in the coastal wetlands of Barr Al Hikman, Oman. By day we counted […]

Flooding surrounds plants in Indonesia News

First national workshop held in Indonesia to address land subsidence problems

On 27–28 March a national seminar was held in Jakarta on the urgent issue of land subsidence in coastal lowlands which is increasingly affecting coastal […]

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Building with Nature – the answer to water related challenges is in nature

March 22nd is World Water Day. This year’s theme is ‘The answer is in nature’. Over the last decade The Netherlands has gained a lot […]

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Our new ten-year “Corredor Azul” programme in South America

We have launched a 10-year programme where the Paraná River and Paraguay River flow along 3,400 km.

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Unlocking nature’s solutions to water security at World Water Forum 8

Brasilia, Brazil. Today Wetlands International joined forces with Conservation International, Forest Trends IUCN, The Nature Conservancy and WWF to open the Nature-Based Solutions Pavilion at […]

Moutains on the misty horizon beyond a plain News

Wetlands in the conservation Horizon Scan for 2018

Our input to the conservations science Horizon Scan for 2018 included Programme Manager for Costal Wetlands Femke Tonneijck. Many of the topics relate to wetlands, in particular just how much carbon will be released by soil under climate change.

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Dr. Dhrubjyoti Ghosh, a noted wetland champion passed away

Wetlands International South Asia is deeply grieved and saddened at the untimely demise of Dr. Dhrubjyoti Ghosh, a founder member of the Society. Dr. Ghosh […]

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