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AEWA: 25 years of successful Flyway conservation in practice

This week marks the 25th Anniversary of AEWA, the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds, the leading legally binding flyway instrument in this […]

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Peatlands as part of the bigger climate picture

Peatlands may be one climate puzzle piece, but should we not be looking at the bigger picture? It is 2020, and the world is most […]

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Should human-made wetland habitats be conserved to protect birds?

Large numbers of shorebirds are making use of artificial wetlands, reports a recent study Navigating coasts of concrete: Pervasive use of artificial habitats by shorebirds […]

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Water, Peace and Security Partnership awarded Luxembourg Peace Prize in the Environment Category

The Water, Peace and Security Partnership has been awarded the 2020 Luxembourg Peace Prize for Outstanding Environmental Peace. The ceremony has been postponed to 2021 […]

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Opportunity to reshape action to multiple risks with a focus on vulnerable people

The impact of COVID19 on poor and vulnerable people is severe. Lockdowns and curfews imposed to curb the spread of COVID19 have brought untold economic […]

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Statement on World Migratory Bird Day: Birds connect our world

In the midst of climate and biodiversity crises, in which the collapse of natural systems and biodiversity loss is contributing to the outbreak of pandemics, […]

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March registers a record number of fires in the Pantanal

There were 602 fires this year against 141 in March 2004, the second-highest record in history. “March waters”, as Brazilians call it, haven’t showered to […]

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Making the European Green Deal work for international partnerships

The European Green Deal must scale up support for the most vulnerable people in countries disproportionately affected by climate change and environmental degradation.   This is a call of […]

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Let’s recognize paludiculture as an eligible practice in the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which provides financial support for farmers, must safeguard and stimulate the preservation of carbon- rich soils through the protection of […]

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Birdwatching connects children with nature in Senegal

Students of the Saloum mangrove clubs and their teachers joined a first edition of bird counting in Senegal, Africa. They learned about the importance of […]