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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 […]

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“No Sustainable Development Goals unless action is taken to reduce the deficit in natural infrastructure”

New York – At the High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) NGO Wetlands International states that better management and restoration of […]

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Indonesia’s largest pulp-for-paper producer risks defaulting on sustainability commitments due to bad peatland management

Netherlands – In 2013 Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) committed to use plantation fiber instead of clearing natural forests. However, in the same year APP announced […]

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The Niger Basin could cross the 2˚C threshold in the next 25 years

The international ambition to limit global warming to 2°C relative to pre-industrial levels was re-affirmed and included in the COP21 Paris agreement in January this […]

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A world without wetlands is a world without water

1.2 billion people live in areas where water is physically scarce and 2.7 billion people – 40% of the world’s population – suffer water shortages […]

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Building with Nature programme in Indonesia wins Dutch engineering award

The programme in Northern Java to stop coastal erosion through Building with Nature has won the annual award yesterday for innovative engineering solutions in the […]

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First Year of Building with Nature to restore coast Central Java implemented

Today, it is a year ago that Dutch and Indonesian partners began the restoration of the severely eroding coast in Demak and Semarang in Northern […]

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Building with Nature project in Java in Dutch Magazine the Ingenieur

Dutch Magazine De Ingenieur published an article about our Mangrove Restoration project in Indonesia. In Indonesia, the Northern Java- Coast erodes rapidly amongst others because […]

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Building with Nature to stop erosion in Java nominated for Dutch engineering prize

Our ‘Building with Nature project to stop coastal erosion in North Java’ is nominated for the Dutch annual prize called ‘De Vernufteling’, which is awarded […]

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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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