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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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Can this be the next Nakuru?

With Ethiopia currently in a State of Emergency, our work ensuring the equitable and sustainable sharing of water in Oromia’s Rift Valley Lakes is more […]

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Why do we work in drylands?

It’s hard to imagine that 15 years ago there were lions here in Ethiopia’s Somali Regional State, but that’s what the Deputy Bureau Head of […]

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Mayors, take care of your wetlands!

Wetlands determine the sustainability, opportunities for growth and resilience of cities to a large extent. But their protective and provisioning services – often from far […]

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Why #WaterbirdsCount: September

As part of our campaign to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Waterbird Census, we invited our partners to share their favourite images of […]

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Like music to my ears (with hydraulic engineers)

In July this year I found myself enjoying some lovely music at an international seminar (HATHI) attended by over 400 hydraulic engineers in Bali. To […]

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Why #WaterbirdsCount: August

As part of our campaign to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Waterbird Census, we invited our partners to share their favourite images of […]

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Why #WaterbirdsCount: July

As part of our campaign to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Waterbird Census, we invited our partners to share their favourite images of […]

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To plant or not to plant? Stopping malpractices in using mangroves to increase coastal resilience

The last decade tsunamis and typhoon related surges in coastal areas across the world raised enormous interest for the role that mangroves can play in […]