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 […]


Submission on Indirect Land-Use Change regarding the EU biofuel policies

In this document, Wetlands International provides comments to the European Commission public consultation on indirect land-use change (October 2010). Date submission: 29 October 2010  


Presentation at UN Biodiversity summit COP 10 about peatlands and climate

Presentation on ‘Climate Day’ During the UN Biodiversity Summit in Japan. Presented by Alex Kaat on 19 October 2010 in Nagoya, Japan, during the 10th Conference […]


Q&A on AFOLU, ‘wetland management’ and the road to land-based accounting

Better management of terrestrial carbon stores (reservoirs) and fluxes (emissions and removals) can make a substantial contribution to reducing atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. This Question & Answer […]


Biodiversity loss and the global water crisis – A fact book

Globally we are facing a water crisis. This booklet aims to highlight the links between this water crisis and biodiversity loss. Both are the result of […]

The Global Peatland CO2 Picture

The report presents the first overview ever of peatland carbon data for all countries and regions of the world.  For every country/area information is given on extent […]


Towards a further extension of the OPIDIN tool

OPIDIN is a predictive model to forecast the flooding of the Inner Niger Delta when the water starts to raise. OPIDIN is an acronym for […]


Policy brief into World Bank Palm Oil Strategy Consultations

Wetlands International participated in a multi-stakeholder consultation process organised by World Bank on 3-4 June 2010 which aimed to identify how World Bank can address […]


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 […]


Final Joint Statement to Working Group 2 at SBSTTA 14

This is the Final Joint Statement to Working Group 2 at SBSTTA 14 on the CBD’s Proposed Mission, Strategic Goals and Targets for the Post 2010 […]