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Can wetlands save Saint-Louis from drowning?

The Senegal River is the second largest river in West Africa and forms the natural border between Senegal and Mauritania for much of its course […]

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Reaction to Shell’s decision to cease further oil exploration in Alaska’s Arctic

Wetlands International welcomes the decision of Royal Dutch Shell to stop Arctic oil and gas exploration in the Chukchi Sea off the coast of Alaska. […]

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100+ organisations in Argentina ask Parliament to approve Wetlands Law

Over 100 civil society organizations from Argentina, led by the Argentina office of Wetlands International, addressed the Parliament last week to get the full approval […]

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Wetlands International commits to reduce water scarcity by restoring wetlands during Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting 2015

From Saturday 26 till Tuesday 29 September the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting is taking place in New York. On Monday, September 28 […]

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Wetlands are an indispensable link in the Sustainable Development Goals

On Friday 25 September the UN member states formally adopted the new development goals, which will set the world’s development agenda for the next 15 […]

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How can we ensure water security for all?

Wetlands International will be speaking about this issue at the upcoming Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting. The Clinton Global Initiative was established in 2005 by […]

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Wadden Sea weak link in international flyway

The Wadden Sea is proving to be a weak link in the East Atlantic Flyway, a migratory bird route from the Arctic region down the […]

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New typology of management regimes to inform decision makers about mangrove ecosystem services

A new report commissioned by Wetlands International for the first time quantified the provision of mangrove ecosystem services according to different management regimes. The study […]

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Encouraging first step, but still a long way to go for APP to stop peat destruction

Jakarta – Wetlands International welcomes today’s announcement by Asia Pulp and Paper that it will retire 7000 ha of active Acacia plantations to protect carbon-rich […]

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Arctic wetlands face increasing risks

Wetlands International expresses its extreme concern today over the continued and increasing exploration for and production of oil and gas in the Arctic. Activities like […]