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In Mali, water is a source of life

How can you help NGOs and citizens in Mali better stand up for their rights when it comes to water and sanitation? The Watershed partnership […]

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From valuing ecosystem services to embracing ‘net gain’

Biodiversity loss is posing a fundamental threat to society across all corners of the globe. As part of a special report on the sorts of risk stemming from this loss, The AXA Research Fund brought together scientists and […]

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Convention on Migratory Species conference adopts ‘ecological connectivity’ declaration

The Convention on Migratory Species (CMS CoP13) conference last month concluded with significant decisions, including a declaration on ecological connectivity that reiterates the importance of maintaining functional networks of sites and habitats to help reverse biodiversity loss and strengthen the management of their habitats worldwide.

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Dutch trade mission in Indonesia discusses integration of Building with Nature solutions for coastal and urban resilience

Indonesia faces unprecedented water related challenges including flooding, land subsidence, coastal erosion, and sea level rise exacerbated by climate change. During the Dutch economic mission […]

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Building with Nature Indonesia leads to replication and inspires globally

The year 2019 has been pivotal for mainstreaming the Building with Nature approach in Indonesia and to move beyond a pilot in Demak. The project […]

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Wetlands International South Asia launches the Asian Waterbird Census 2006-2015 Synthesis Report

The Asian Waterbird Census 2006-2015 Synthesis Report by Wetlands International has launched today at the Convention on Migratory Species conference in India. The concept of […]

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A first look at the 2020 International Waterbird Census

Last month, thousands of birders joined our annual International Waterbird Census, monitoring record numbers of migratory and indigenous waterbirds across the world.First organised in 1967, the census now covers 143 countries, making it one of the largest and longest running monitoring programmes in the world.

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Boskalis and Wetlands International to explore the potential of blue carbon

Wetlands International and Boskalis, the global dredging and marine contractor, will intensify collaboration to enhance and restore coastal wetland habitat that not only support coastal […]

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Call for an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework on World Wetlands Day 2020

Open Letter by the International Organization Partners to the Convention on Wetlands: Birdlife International, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the International Union for Conservation […]

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A Vision for the World’s Wetlands and their People on World Wetlands Day

With the spotlight in 2020 firmly on the twinned crises of climate and biodiversity and the choices the world must make to avoid catastrophe, journalist […]