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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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A call from ‘Partners for Wetlands’ to the Convention on Biological Diversity

“A call from Ramsar COP13 to embed wetland conservation in the post-2020 biodiversity and sustainable development agendas: our challenge to the Convention on Biological Diversity”- […]

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Observing World Migratory Bird Day through photo exhibit “Wonders in Wetlands”

For the first time, Philippines joined the world in celebration of the World Migratory Bird Day through a week-long art exhibit titled “Wonders in Wetlands,” […]

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Wetlands International leads Strategic Planning for Peatlands of Mongolia

Wetlands International implemented a consultancy project for the development of a Strategic Plan for peatland restoration and sustainable management in Mongolia, funded by the Asian […]

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 Dr. Kathy MacKinnon has been awarded the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018

We are proud to announce that Dr. Kathy MacKinnon, Vice-Chair of our Supervisory Council, has been awarded the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018. The MIDORI Prize […]