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Our efforts paid off: Global Platform for DRR 2019 emphasises the key role of ecosystems

The 6th session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) is a crucial event in terms of global disaster risk reduction (DRR) planning, policy and […]

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Time for action, not despair: The IPBES Global Assessment report and the solutions we offer

The Global Assessment by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform for Biodiversity and Ecological Services (IPBES) paints a scary picture of decline in nature. We are losing […]

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Saloum Mangrove Clubs network fascinates and inspires…

As usual, like the international community, we celebrated, on May 11, 2019, the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD 2019). This day is a bi-annual awareness […]

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Joint Statement on World Migratory Bird Day: re-evaluating people’s relationship with nature

On World Migratory Bird Day, we pause to recognise the remarkable journeys made by millions of water birds every year, in some cases from pole […]

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Toward sustainable fisheries in the Parana-Paraguay Corridor: Development of the Paraná Delta Artisanal Fisheries Network

At the beginning of 2018, we have started the Corredor Azul Programme to safeguard the health and connectivity of the Parana- Paraguay wetlands system. The […]

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Call for Wetland Decade under the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030)

Open Letter by the International Organisation Partners of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The environmental health of our wetlands across the world is deteriorating. The […]

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Promoting blue-green infrastructure for urban resilience at the EU Forum Cities and Regions for Development Cooperation

In Brussels, Belgium, City mayors, decision-makers and top experts from the field presented their experiences and initiatives that include blue-green infrastructure during a Wetlands International-organized […]

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Water, Peace and Security partnership: Addressing human security risks related to water in Mali

Violent conflict in Mali’s Inner Niger Delta has risen alarmingly since 2015. The new year started with 37 casualties in Mali’s central Mopti region. According […]

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Building with Nature at Climate Conference (COP24) in Katowice

At the recent Climate Change Conference in Katowice in December 2018 Wetlands International and EcoShape presented the Building with Nature approach, thereby contributing to global efforts […]

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Conserving waterbird habitats to combat climate change impact for people and nature

60% of Ramsar sites in Africa are likely to suffer from climate change. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat […]

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