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Iraqi Marshlands named a UNESCO World Heritage site

On 17 July the Marshlands of Southern Iraq, often referred to as the ‘Garden of Eden’, were named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The famous […]

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Dutch expert team presents coastal protection strategy for typhoon prone Tacloban

An expert team led by Royal HaskoningDHV has recently presented an integrated Coastal Protection Strategy to the Mayor of Tacloban, with the aim to provide safety and […]

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Wetland Champion and Hero: Dr Luc Hoffmann

There are many people working to study, conserve and restore wetlands today, all over the world – and it must be true that this is […]

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Conserving and restoring the iconic marshes of Southern Iraq

The iconic Mesopotamian Marshlands in Iraq, often referred to as the ‘Garden of Eden’, also contain the giant Majnoon oil fields. The wetlands were severely […]

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Building a mangrove community in the Western Indian Ocean region

The area of mangroves that has been lost in Western Indian Ocean (WIO) countries over the last century is estimated to exceed 50% of current […]

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International Waterbird Census

How do you know if a wetland is healthy? How do you know if a wetland is under threat? And how do you take appropriate […]

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Restoring peatlands in Russia

To avoid large amounts of carbon dioxide emissions and major peat fires in Russia, a large-scale ecological restoration pilot project covering over 40.000 ha of drained […]

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Kampar Peninsula Science Based Management Support Project: Summary Interim reports

Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) is the second largest pulp and paper company of Indonesia and holds extensive drained plantations on peatlands. On the […]

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Going green: are ecosystem-based adaptation solutions gaining ground?

“Ecosystems are crucial for climate adaptation!”. I must have uttered this sentence hundreds of times at the climate conference in Bali in 2007. To no […]

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Online Results 2015

We invite you to view the online summary of our Results 2015 describing our achievements over the past year and information on our main goals for 2016: Wetlands International Results 2015 […]

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