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Jozefa van der Veen

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The Yellow Sea, a site of global importance for migratory birds

In April 2016 as part of the 50th anniversary of the International Waterbird Census a survey of the Yellow Sea-Bohai Sea region’s waterbirds and wetlands was […]

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Mayors, take care of your wetlands!

Wetlands determine the sustainability, opportunities for growth and resilience of cities to a large extent. But their protective and provisioning services – often from far […]

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World DRR day: Step up for wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction

Today is the International Day for Disaster Reduction, which marks the launch of the new “Sendai Seven” campaign, centred on the seven targets of the Sendai […]


Anson M. Tagtag Supervising  Ecosystems Management Specialist Biodiversity Management Bureau Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Manila

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Denial continues over long-term impacts of peatland drainage in Southeast Asia

In August the 15th International Peat Congress was held in Malaysia in order to provide a platform for researchers and practitioners to congregate, share information […]

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International workshop on Restoring Peatlands in Russia

An international workshop on restoration of peatlands in Russia was held on September 27-28 in Vladimir and Meschera National Park. The workshop was organized within […]

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How to open development when the Tana Basin is closing

On 29th of September Wetlands International successfully launched a study on The Economics of Ecosystem Services of the Tana River Basin in Nairobi Kenya. The […]

Tom Wilms

Tom Wilms

Tom Wilms is a coastal engineer with great interest in environmental aspects. Over 10 years he is involved in various Building with Nature projects around […]

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