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Message from our CEO on World Wetlands Day 2016

The precipitous loss of wetlands and freshwater biodiversity over the last decades has been widely reported – and alongside this, many organisations, including Wetlands International, […]

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Are these trends on your horizon yet?

How to stay posted about the emerging trends for ecosystems and biological diversity that are currently on the margins of mainstream discussion? A group of […]

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NGO letter to pulp and paper giant APRIL on peat management in the Kampar peninsula

A group of local and international NGOs have send a letter to the pulp-for-paper giant APRIL regarding the management of its concessions on tropical peatlands […]

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Conserving wetland birds for 50 years: Let’s make it count!

To mark the 50th count of the International Waterbird Census (IWC), Wetlands International has launched a year-long campaign “Let’s make it count” in partnership with […]

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Innovative solutions to reduce emissions from coastal engineering

One of the greatest challenges in coastal engineering is reducing the carbon footprint, according to Sander Dekker and Hedwig Thorborg – who are working with […]

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A new report on impacts of plantations on the Kampar Peninsula peatland confirms that drained plantations on peatland cannot be sustained

A new Deltares report, commissioned by Wetlands International, reconfirms that pulp wood and oil palm plantations in peatlands cannot be managed sustainably. Such drained plantations […]

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Building capacity for and with sustainable palm oil growers

With the UNFCCC COP21 going on in Paris, on the other side of the world in Bogor, Indonesia, Wetlands International and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm […]

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Netherlands signs new partnership with civil society to help disaster-prone regions

UNFCCC COP21, Paris – Minister Ploumen of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation signed an agreement for a new five-year ‘strategic partnership’ with five Dutch agencies […]

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Global conventions kick-start initiative to reduce peat carbon emissions in Paris

Paris – The Conventions on Biological Diversity (CBD), Wetlands (Ramsar), and Desertification (UNCCD) launched a global map of peatland hotspots at the climate summit in […]

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Indonesian Civil Society presents a Roadmap towards sustainable peatland management for pulpwood plantations

Bogor, Indonesia. Civil society in Indonesia today presents a Roadmap towards sustainable peatland management for the Indonesian pulpwood plantation industry. The roadmap aims to stop […]

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