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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 […]

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Clean and healthy mangroves and beaches in Panamá

As part of September XII Month of the Oceans, Wetlands International Panamá coordinated two mangrove and beach clean-ups in the Chiriquí Province. 144 bags of garbage […]

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New irrigation plans threaten food production Inner Niger Delta

Food production in the Inner Niger Delta in Mali will decline as a result of government plans to expand irrigation in Office du Niger, according […]

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Extreme flooding predicted in Mali’s Inner Niger Delta

Bamako, Mali  – The latest OPIDIN flood forecasting bulletin released by Direction Nationale de l’Hydraulique and Wetlands International predicts extremely high floods in the Inner […]

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Watershed – empowering citizens to launch in Stockholm

The Watershed strategic partnership between the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Netherlands-based organisations Akvo, IRC, Simavi and Wetlands International is being launched at an […]

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Celebrating International Mangrove Day with little mangrove defenders in Panamá

A joint presentation by the mangrove defenders of the Bay of Chame and El María was the highlight of the Educational Day in Las Lajas, […]

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Wetlands International to highlight soil subsidence and flooding at International Peat Congress

Kuching, Malaysia – The International Peat Congress (IPC) 2016, a global gathering of peatland scientists and experts, is being held in Kuching, in the state […]

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Celebrating 50 years of the International Waterbird Census in Laguna Llancanelo, Argentina

Thousands of flamingos, swans, ducks and coots can be found in the Llancanelo lagoon, the site chosen to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the International Waterbird […]

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Wetland and waterbird scientist Hugh Boyd passes on

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of Hugh Boyd, aged 91. Boyd was a pioneering waterbird and wetland conservationist and […]

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A new paper rejects claims that drainage of peatlands for plantations can be sustainable

In 2015 Indonesia was hit by a disastrous haze event caused by extensive peatland fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan. In response, the Indonesian government launched […]