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Wetland ecosystems – the primary sites for Building with Nature

Wetlands form natural buffers against impacts of sea level rise, floods and storms, and they are vital for water and food security and local livelihoods. […]

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Ocean Forum empowers Demak community groups for coastal restoration

The 10 community groups, which have supported Building with Nature measures in Demak district in Java to restore the eroding coastline, are now organized in […]

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Impact of COVID-19 to the Coastal Communities of Demak

The Impact of COVID19 on poor and vulnerable people is severe. Also in Demak, Northern Java, where the Building with Nature Indonesia project works with […]

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The Foundation Seeking to Protect the Mangroves of Cartagena

Julián Reingold, a young wetland supporter Colombia is not only one of the countries holding more biodiversity on the planet, but also a nation in […]

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Understanding water as a commoner

I used to see water as something that flows down as I open a faucet. It is essential for life, for us. We need it […]

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Building with Nature project in Central Java inspires students, media and governments

Over the past 3 months, the Building with Nature project site in Demak District has been visited by several universities, media and government officials. The […]

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Building with Nature: scaling solutions to flood threats across Asia

With the impacts of climate change growing, Asia’s coastal areas are increasingly vulnerable to disasters such as floods, typhoons and tsunamis. In the run up […]

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Making Chennai climate-resilient: The Water as Leverage initiative

With nearly 70% of water being contaminated, India is placed at 120th amongst 122 countries. The water quality index according to Niti Aayogs composite water […]

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Mangroves: cost-efficient and risk-informed coastal defence infrastructure for Indonesia

“Making infrastructure more climate-resilient can have a benefit-cost ratio of about six to one. For every dollar invested, six dollars can be saved. This means […]

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Green Infrastructure is Critical Infrastructure – time for some guidance for National DRR plans

In May, leaders at the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) agreed to capitalise on ecosystem-based approaches and leverage the complementarity across blue, green […]