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Wetlands International awarded €1,000,000 by Dutch National Postcode Lottery

Amsterdam, the Netherlands. At last night’s annual Goed Geld Gala, the National Postcode Lottery awarded Wetlands International €1,000,000 to mobilise action in the places where […]

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Joining forces with Russia on the wise use of wetlands

We have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on conservation and wise use of wetlands with Russia's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, building on decades of work, especially in peatlands.

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Netherlands & Panama governments seek our help to further collaboration on water

Dutch Prime Minister and Panamanian President have met our CEO Jane Madgwick to explore how we can lead further benefits to Panama through engagement on water issues.

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Wetlands International welcomes better international cooperation in the Mesopotamian Marshes

Wetlands International congratulates Iraq, I.R. Iran and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands for the newest milestone for conserving the Mesopotamian Marshes: enhanced cooperation for the […]

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International Waterbird Census News 2018

The 52nd International Waterbird Census (IWC) kicks off in January 2018. Below we share the latest news about the census from around the world. If […]

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For wildlife conservation, countries need good governance

Data from the International Waterbirds Census has enabled a global study of the factors that enable conservation to succeed: Protecting an area for wildlife can work – but it works better in countries with robust political governance.

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How to submit your Luc Hoffmann Medal nomination in 4 simple steps

So, you know a Wetland Champion who has shown outstanding leadership in wetland science, conservation or awareness raising? And you’d like to nominate them for […]

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The value of counting birds for people and nature

The International Waterbird Census enters its 52nd year as one of the largest citizen science programmes in the world. Every blue dot on this map shows where volunteers have taken part in the Census in the years since 1967.

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“Saving High Andean Wetlands” for nature and people

Wetlands International’s Regional Office for Latin America & the Caribbean has initiated a two-year project to safeguard the wetlands of the Andes, particularly in the […]

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PeatRus wins UN Momentum for Change Award

The United Nations Climate Change Secretariat has celebrated Wetlands International’s peatland restoration in Russia as one of nineteen diverse ‘Lighthouse Activities’ for tackling climate change. […]

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