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RSPO adopts palm oil standards developed by Wetlands International to limit peatland degradation

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has adopted new standards, developed by Wetlands International, to help curb the degradation of tropical forests and peatlands […]

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Yellow Sea wetlands achieve UNESCO World Heritage status with support from Wetlands International

The first parts of the world’s largest intertidal mudflat ecosystem and its fringing marshes on the Yellow Sea, China, have received UNESCO World Heritage status […]

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Wetlands International emphasises conflict-sensitive and human-security approaches to infrastructure as new Malian government takes office

Water infrastructure must be ‘conflict-sensitive’ and coordinated between ministries representative of all stakeholders if future escalation of violence in Mali is to be avoided, according […]

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Asia rallies behind Building with Nature to scale up climate change adaptation efforts

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Japan and India are among the countries gathering in the Netherlands this week to discuss how to scale up the nature-based adaptation […]

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Business and industry need to join civil society and governments to improve the condition of wetlands

Business and industry need to act if we are to reverse the loss and degradation of wetlands globally. This is why we work with not […]

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EDD19. Discussing how to address water threats to promote peaceful and inclusive societies

The degradation of Sahelian wetlands leads to water and food scarcity and further land degradation and can affect the social, economic and political stability of […]

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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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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 […]