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Mangroves offer hope amid concerning outlook from IPCC oceans and crysophere report

Mangrove conservation and restoration will play a crucial role in averting the growing threat from rising sea levels that could imperil hundreds of millions of […]

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Systems approaches are key to scaling up nature-based solutions, Wetlands International Chief Executive tells Climate Action Summit

As interest in the role of nature-based solutions in decarbonisation and adaptation grows, a more systemic approach and understanding is required, according to Wetlands International chief […]

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Initiative for scaling up Building with Nature in Asia to transform water engineering sector launched at Climate Action Summit

At the Climate Action Summit in New York global leaders have been asked to present coalitions and initiatives that accelerate climate action. Indonesia, Wetlands International […]

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Wetlands International and Africa Union Commission – Great Green Wall Initiative call for revival of wetland systems in the Sahel at New York Climate Summit

With the focus of the New York Climate Action Summit on generating concrete proposals that can be accelerated for climate action, Wetlands International will pledge […]

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Open letter to the Mediterranean Shipping Company from conservation organisations: Where is the compensation for pollution of the Wadden Sea?

On the night of 1 January 2019, the Swiss shipping company MSC lost 342 containers, spilling toxic substances and plastic debris across the beaches, dunes, […]

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Wetlands International’s Dr. Cabanban receives Outstanding Scientist Award in Korea

Dr. Annadel S. Cabanban, Country Representative and Program Manager of Wetlands International Philippines Programme, was bestowed the Outstanding Scientist Award by the Society of Wetlands […]

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Building with Nature in Indonesia in the spotlight in Flagship report on Adaptation

On 10 September 2019 the Global Commission on Adaptation launched its Flagship report to accelerate adaptation by elevating the political visibility of adaptation and focusing […]

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Global Flagship on Adaptation report: Work with nature, humanity first line of defence

The Flagship report by The Global Commission on Adaptation, launched today, makes a compelling case for working with nature to build resilience and reduce risk, […]

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G5 Sahel acknowledges the importance of ecosystems for human security

Environment ministers and representatives of the G5 Sahel have committed to including land restoration, integrated resource management and healthy ecosystems as part of policies to […]

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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 […]