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Kerala floods: from the eyes of wetlands

The beautiful southern India state of Kerala was devastated by unprecedented floods in August 2018. The scale of damages is staggering – as many as […]

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The Andean region: a place to conserve

“Sitting above 3500m, it is high enough to take your breath away, and lack of oxygen is not the only reason! It is a landscape […]

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How can the Building with Nature approach contribute to coastal and flood safety projects?

What happens when thirty coastal engineers and coastal researchers in Indonesia are challenged with complementing or even replacing the conventional means of coastal protection by Building with Nature solutions?

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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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Citizen Science that can change policy

Facilitating knowledge transfer is part of what we do at Wetlands International, and 2017 included one particularly large transfer: having overseen more than 15,000 bird […]

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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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