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WI Policy Brief World Water Forum 2006

This brochure is especially developed for distribution at major events like the Convention on Biodiversity in Brasil and the World Water Forum in Mexico this […]

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Sixth European Woodcock and Snipe Workshop

Proceedings of an International Symposium of the Wetlands International Woodcock and Snipe Specialist Group 25–27 November 2003. Author(s): Y Ferrand; Date of Publication: 2006; ISBN: […]

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Cartoon – Peatland degradation, a burning issue

Cartoon depiction of Wetlands International’s concerns on the degradation of tropical peatlands and the importance of UNFCCC in tackling this issue.

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Peatland degradation fuels climate change

In this article we publisch the findings of the Peat-CO2 study of Delft Hydraulics, Wetlands International and Alterra for the 12th UN-FCCC summit, Nairobi 2006. […]

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Peat CO2

This report presents shocking figures on CO2 emissions from drained peatland areas. These areas were once swamp forests. Due to extensive drainage for logging, palm oil plantations […]

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Biomass, the zero emission myth

The Biomass, the zero emission myth factsheet highlights how UN FCCC greenhouse gas accounting rules promote the use of biofuels and biomass but ignore most of the emissions […]

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Striking a Balance

This leaflet promotes the Striking a Balance (SAB) approach, which seeks to address the widespread and growing pressures on wetlands in Africa from agricultural and other […]

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Factsheet about the Central Kalimantan Peatland Project

Factsheet explaining the methods and achievements of the Central Kalimantan Peatland Project (CKPP).

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Use of rice fields by migratory shorebirds in southern South America