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World Wetlands Day 2023

World Wetlands Day is celebrated on 2 February every year. It also marks the anniversary of the Convention on Wetlands, which was adopted as an […]


Wetlands International Facilitates Sharing of Best Mangrove Conservation and Restoration Practices in Africa

To advance the sharing, learning, and replication of best mangrove conservation and restoration practices between mangrove stakeholders in Africa’s Western Indian Ocean and the Atlantic […]


Wetlands: an answer to the climate crisis

In September this year a third of Pakistan was under water as melting glaciers and record monsoon rains coursed down the River Indus. Today millions […]


Three reasons we need immediate action for wetlands

Mangroves. Peatlands. Coral reefs. They are all wetlands – ecosystems periodically or permanently soaked in water. Wetlands can contain freshwater or saltwater and exist in […]


Taking Rapid Action on Disturbance Alerts

Interview with José Eliseu Benante from the Institute of Biodiversity and Protected Areas of Guinea-Bissau (IBAP) by Abdoulaye Ndiaye, Technical Officer, Wetlands International West Africa. […]

Why water security is about healthy wetlands - A picture of delta by Andrea Ferrario Blog

Why water security is about healthy wetlands

Against a backdrop of devastating droughts worldwide, World Water Week is underway in Stockholm. The theme is Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water. Let’s talk […]


Downstream from Davos, wetlands meeting focused on climate, biodiversity and youth

Whilst the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos dominated the news last week, government representatives from all over the world gathered elsewhere in Switzerland for […]


Building with Nature : Stories of Change

The Stories of Change are accounts from women and men aquaculture farmers on how the Bio-rights mechanism used in the Building with Nature Indonesia programme […]


Collective Action to Address Mangrove Degradation

The Sido Makmur community group from Betahwalang Village is a clear example of the importance of collective action to overcome problems such as mangrove degradation. […]