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Seventh European Woodcock and Snipe Workshop

Proceedings of an International Symposium of the Wetlands International Woodcock and Snipe Specialist Group 16–18 May 2011. Edited by Y Ferrand; Date of Publication: 2013; […]


Protected areas don’t always boost biodiversity: management is crucial

The impact on wildlife of designating protected areas such as national parks varies, according to the largest ever global study of their effects on waterbirds. […]


Negative impacts of lithium extraction in the high Andean wetlands

Lithium has traditionally been used in the production of glass, ceramics, lubricants, psychiatric medications, lubricating grease, air conditioners, polymers, and metallurgy, among others. The aim […]


Ensuring the Global Biodiversity Framework prioritises measures to safeguard wetlands and wetland biodiversity

Wetlands cover just 7 percent of the planet but are home to 40% of the world’s biodiversity. Over one million threatened species of plants and […]


Building with Nature in Indonesia: Restoring an eroding coastline and inspiring action at scale (2015-2021)

This publication summarises the interventions and insights from a landscape scale implementation of the Building with Nature approach between 2015 and 2021 in Demak, illustrated […]


Policy Brief: Associated Mangrove Aquaculture (AMA) to build coastal resilience and a blue economy

As mangrove removal for aquaculture is one of the main causes of coastal erosion, complementary mangrove and brackish water aquaculture land-use systems are an opportunity […]

Cattle and birds in the water near an island in the Parana Delta. A photo by Ruben Quintana Publication

Alternative scenarios for the future of the Paraná-Paraguay Corridor and its wetland systems: Pantanal, Iberá marshes and the Paraná Delta

Please note, the original publication is in Spanish and can be found here. This publication is the final product of a study that explores, through […]


Internationally Important Waterbird Sites in Manila Bay, Philippines

Information about the presence and status of migratory waterbirds and their habitats in Manila Bay, Philippines are lacking. This study by Arne E. Jensen presents […]


Guidance on Mangrove Indicators in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

This guidance is intended to contribute to the ongoing discussions towards the adoption of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. It illustrates the contribution of mangrove […]