Resources

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Towards climate-responsible peatlands management

The aim of this guidebook is to support the reduction of GHG emissions from managed peatlands and present guidance for responsible management practices that can maintain […]

Publication

Climate change and Wetlands leaflet

Leaflet of 2 pages, explaining the relevance of wetlands for climate change mitigation and adaptation.

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Making the invisible visible: The Role of Impact Assessments in Climate Change Adaptation Measures

This paper highlights the need to incorporate Ecosystem-based Adaptation approaches as vital components of adaptation strategies. It also calls for the establishment of mechanisms that […]

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Policy brief on climate issues for CBD COP 10

With this brief, delegates at CBD are asked to decide on actions to address climate change emissions due to ecosystem loss and by making sure […]

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Joint NGO Submission to CBD SBSTTA on forest, climate and biofuels programmes of work

Pro Natura (Friends of the Earth Switzerland), Wetlands International, Humane Society International and The Wilderness Society are working together in order to strengthen and safeguard biodiversity aspects […]

Video

Peatland Alert: peatland loss fuels climate change

Short movie in which NGO Wetlands International alerts that the destruction of the world’s peatlands leads to huge CO2 emissions and that it is therefore […]

News

The world gets a first overview of mangrove health with Global Mangrove Watch

The world will get a much-needed overview of the state of its mangroves today as Global Mangrove Watch, a new, powerful remote sensing tool that […]

Publication

Blue Carbon in the UNFCCC

The protection, restoration and sustainable management of terrestrial and coastal ecosystems for their climate mitigation and adaptation value – offer up to 37 percent of the solution for […]

News

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”- […]

News

China commits to strengthen collaboration on wetlands

This morning, during a historic visit to Wetlands International’s Head Office in the Netherlands, the State Forestry Administration (SFA) of the People’s Republic of China […]