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Wetlands and human security at UNFCCC

The connection between water and human security is already recognised by many global conventions and entities, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development […]

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De Volkskrant voices the importance of safeguarding peat forests

“… Peat forests and other wetlands (are) the first line of defense against climate change. We can achieve up to 37 percent of the Paris targets […]

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Mangrove Capital Africa: one step closer to mangrove conservation in Rufiji delta

The Rufiji Delta in Tanzania is home for mangrove forests, rich in biodiversity and important source of livelihood for the communities living there. Unfortunately, it […]

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Arcadia Fund helps us support restoration and management of critical habitats for migratory waterbirds in the Yellow Sea

A new grant from the Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, will enable Wetlands International to work with local governments and […]

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Act before it’s too late: urgent action is needed to save the waterbirds in Africa

On 8th December 2018, the Seventh Meeting of the Parties of African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA MOP7) came to a close in Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South […]

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New study predicts that African waterbirds will suffer from climate change

Wetlands International and BirdLife International have launched results of a major climate impact study at the 7th Meeting of the Parties (MOP7) of the UNEP […]

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Countries can strengthen climate plans in 2020 with peatland and mangrove targets

There is untapped mitigation potential and a significant opportunity to include and expand peatlands and mangroves in the future, revised national climate plans of all […]

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Join us for the Asian Waterbird Census 2019

The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) is part of the global International Waterbird Census (IWC). This citizen-science programme is supporting conservation and management of wetlands and […]

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Ziway-Shalla Basin in Balance: climate resilience for people and nature in the Ethiopian Rift

A unique consortium of Ethiopian and Dutch expert organisations has recently started a Euro 4.3-million initiative called “Ziway-Shalla: Basin in Balance” in the Central Rift […]

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Astonishing and alarming: the book ‘Barr Al Hikman: shorebird paradise in Oman’ makes an urgent call to conserve

The book ‘Barr Al Hikman: shorebird paradise in Oman’ is the outcome of ten years of intense research in the Barr Al Hikman wetland area […]

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