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Fish/shrimp farming Coastal Field School, a new hope for local farmers in coastal Demak

I still remember the first time when I met Supardi (47 years old) on the first day of the Coastal Field School Training of Trainers […]

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The Mad Dash to Figure Out the Fate of Peatlands

As the planet’s peat swamps come under threat, the destiny of their stored carbon remains a mystery. With every step he took, Jon Nichols’ boots […]

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Counting waterbirds at Shengjin Lake, China for the 50th International Waterbird Census count

The national Nature Reserve of Shengjin Lake on the southern bank of the Yangtze River in the Anhui Province of China is designated as a […]

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Why #WaterbirdsCount: March

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

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Why #WaterbirdsCount: February

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

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Lagoon Llancanelo – the shady Tamarind tree threatens waterbirds

In the past Lagoon Llancanelo, in the Mendoza province of western Argentina, was home to the Huarpe Indians. Huarpe means ‘sandy ground’ or ‘desert country’, […]

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The Common Pochard – becoming less common

Did you know the German name for Common Pochard is ‘Tafelente’, which means duck as game? It stresses the fact that, at least in Germany, […]

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Counting waterbirds in Oman #IWC50

Barr al Hikman is one of the most important sites for waterbirds migrating through the Middle East. As part of our IWC50 campaign, our colleague […]

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Building with Nature in Northern Java, taking it step by step

“She must be really good at writing” the villagers are whispering behind my back. I am sitting on a small bamboo platform, used for fishing, […]