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Building with Nature at Climate Conference (COP24) in Katowice

At the recent Climate Change Conference in Katowice in December 2018 Wetlands International and EcoShape presented the Building with Nature approach, thereby contributing to global efforts […]

Publication

Mastering disaster in a changing climate: Reducing disaster risk through resilient water management

According to the U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), between 1995 and 2015, over 6,400 weather-related disasters claimed a total of 606,000 lives and […]

Peatland landscape in Russia News

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 […]

Publication

Coastal Wetlands and Mangroves: A Natural Climate Solution Pathway to Climate Change

A joint submission to the Talanoa Dialogue by the Global Mangrove Alliance, founded by Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy, Wetlands International, World Wildlife Fund, and […]

Case study

Climate-proof disaster risk reduction and Bio-rights for Indigenous communities in Guatemala

Natural disasters, droughts and heavy rainfalls, make Guatemalan communities vulnerable to their natural environment. In five departments in Guatemala we work with communities to reduce […]

News

New initiative launched to create climate resilient wetlands for waterbirds and communities

Bonn, Germany – A new initiative to identify and restore critical wetlands for waterbirds flying between Europe and Africa that are vulnerable to climate change was […]

Blog

Going organic for the climate

Also in the world of climate change, organic is the way to go. I am not writing about organic food here, despite my personal interest […]

Publication

Submission on mitigation potential of peatlands to the UNFCCC

About one quarter of all human induced greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, forestry and other land use, mainly from land use change, fertilizer use, livestock and […]

Publication

Submission on mitigation potential of peatlands to the UNFCCC

About one quarter of all human induced greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, forestry and other land use, mainly from land use change, fertilizer use, livestock and […]

Publication

Position paper: Accounting for peatland hotspots in the new climate agreement

This position paper gives insight in why peatlands should be treated as hotspots for climate change mitigation in the negotiations for a new climate agreement, […]