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A tool to build a network of sites for migratory waterbirds

A showcase in a UN building in Bonn, Germany, can be good for waterbirds across Africa and Eurasia. We have done just that to launch our Critical Sites Network tool version 2.0.

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Water we doing about water?

Did you know that the answer can be found in nature? Nature-based solutions such as restoring mangrove buffers in degraded coastal areas or preserving peatlands […]

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Healthy wetlands: potential for peace and security

The condition of wetlands has an impact on human security and conflict. Senior Advocacy Officer Joyce Kortlandt reflects on how this is felt in the Sahel and elsewhere.

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Why is Water Security key for WASH services delivery?

Traditionally WASH and environmental organisations work at different scales. But to meet Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water security, we need to find each other […]

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Restoring mangroves on abandoned rice fields in Guinea Bissau

One of the main challenges for Wetlands International in Guinea Bissau is mangrove restoration on abandoned rice fields. My name is Menno de Boer I […]

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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: “How is the ongoing loss of wetlands linked to people leaving their homes and land?”

How are wetlands connected to conflict and out-migration? This is a relevant question on this year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction, which focuses on disaster-related […]

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Sustainable aquaculture Demak: shrimp yield tripled and income doubled

Expanding aquaculture in South East Asia over the last two decades has been the main driver of mangrove loss in the world, says a study […]

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Announcement to build Guinea dam bypasses regional collaborative process

In the middle of June, a Chinese company and the government of Guinea announced that the Chinese company is going to build the Fomi dam […]

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Reflections from Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction: “We need to use nature smarter than we have in the past”

Are ecosystem based solutions to reducing risk gaining ground? And what can be done to bring these solutions from small pilots to scale and integrated […]

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Returning to Barr Al Hikman

As part of our celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the International Waterbird Census in January 2016, an international survey team led by Wetlands International […]

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