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VCS releases robust accounting framework for REDD+ Projects in Tropical Peatswamps

The Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) has approved a comprehensive carbon accounting methodology for REDD+ projects in tropical peatswamp forests. This methodology for the first time […]

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Peat restoration – the key solution for large peat-fires in Russia

Thanks to an active and laborious fire-fighting operation the recent peat and forest fires in Tver Province were localised and the region was saved from […]

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Boost to Wetlands International European Programme

In September 2013, seven European organisations joined forces to create Wetlands International – European Association. This new element of the global Wetlands International network will […]

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Blue Challenges, Green Opportunities: Wetlands Matter!

The Hague, The Netherlands – With the societal and environmental costs of wetland degradation already huge and growing fast, Wetlands International brought over 100 current […]

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Submission on additional CDM activities – 2013

This submission from Wetlands International to the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) […]

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Decision support tree for management of peatlands and organic soils

This decision support tree was developed for the 2012 report, Peatlands – guidance for climate change mitigation by conservation, rehabilitation and sustainable use, which outlines […]

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Global Peatland Assessment

This is the summary report of the first comprehensive global assessment on the links between peatland degradation and climate change shows that clearance, drainage and […]

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Submission to SBSTA on REDD and peatlands – Sept 2011

This policy submission to the UN Climate Conference (UNFCCC) provides input to methodological guidance to the policy mechanism REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest […]

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Submission to the Programme of Work on the Biological Diversity of Inland Water Ecosystems

This submission to the CBD technical meeting in May 2010 in Nairobi (SBSTTA) contains Wetlands International’s suggestions on the Indepth Programme of Work on Inland […]

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Emission factors for managed peat soils – An analysis of IPCC default values

This paper evaluates IPCC approaches to greenhouse gas emissions from managed organic (peat) soils and notices that the IPCC Guidelines 2006. This report was produced […]