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Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Ensuring protection and restoration of Inland Waters Publication

Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Ensuring protection and restoration of Inland Waters

Although now only accounting for around 6% of the Earth’s surface area, wetlands sustain a disproportionately high diversity of life, with approximately 40% of all […]

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Supporting the implementation of the Ramsar convention through the Global Mangrove Watch

Wetlands are critical resources for global biodiversity, water security, and carbon storage, but their global extent has declined by 35% from 1970 to 2015. The […]

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Integrating Mangrove Ecosystems into NDCs with the Global Mangrove Watch

Nature-based Solutions, including the protection, conservation, and restoration of mangroves and other blue carbon ecosystems (such as seagrasses and tidal salt marshes), are an integral […]

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UNFCCC Ocean-Climate Action at COP 27

The ocean plays a critical role in the global carbon cycle, and healthy ocean ecosystems, including mangroves, seagrasses, and tidal marshes, are vital for climate […]

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The State of the World’s Mangroves 2022

Today the Global Mangrove Alliance (GMA) released its annual report, The State of the World’s Mangroves 2022, a compilation of the most current information available […]

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The State of Mangroves in the Western Indian Ocean

The state of mangroves in the Western Indian Ocean report is the first report to quantify and map mangrove blue carbon, drivers of change, and […]

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Report on the Conservation Status of Migratory Waterbirds of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway

The East Asian – Australasian Flyway (EAAF) is one of the world’s major global waterbird flyways. The EAAF includes 276 migratory waterbird populations. The ranges […]

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Annual Review 2021

June 30th, 2022 Our annual review and accounts assess how we have delivered on our mission, vision, and strategic intent. We are pleased to present […]

Aerial view on picturesque mountain lake (Lake Ribnisko jezero, Slovenia). Publication

We need wetlands: The urgent case for global wetland targets

As critical COP15 negotiations commence in Nairobi in June 2022, Wetlands International has produced a white paper calling for urgent global wetlands targets to be […]