Resources

Event

World Bank Forum on Fragility, Conflict and Violence – Water for peace: preventing conflict related to water and wetlands

The Water, Peace and Security Partnership (WPS) and the Geneva Water Hub will organize a hands-on session about implementation and measuring the success of programmes that aim to prevent, mitigate and resolve water-related conflict.

Waterbirds News

Wetlands International South Asia launches the Asian Waterbird Census 2006-2015 Synthesis Report

The Asian Waterbird Census 2006-2015 Synthesis Report by Wetlands International has launched today at the Convention on Migratory Species conference in India. The concept of […]

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A first look at the 2020 International Waterbird Census

Last month, thousands of birders joined our annual International Waterbird Census, monitoring record numbers of migratory and indigenous waterbirds across the world.First organised in 1967, the census now covers 143 countries, making it one of the largest and longest running monitoring programmes in the world.

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Join us at the Convention on Migratory Species COP13

The Convention on Migratory Species’ Conference of the Parties this month kicks off a ‘super year’ for biodiversity as the world looks to form a […]

Publication

Risk Assessment North Coast Java

Flood risk is challenging food and water security and economic development for millions of people. A new study by Deltares assesses coastal flood risk for […]

News

Boskalis and Wetlands International to explore the potential of blue carbon

Wetlands International and Boskalis, the global dredging and marine contractor, will intensify collaboration to enhance and restore coastal wetland habitat that not only support coastal […]

Event

World Wetlands Day: Wetlands Biodiversity Matters

World Wetlands Day, 2 February, is the day that the world comes together to recognise and celebrate the importance of wetlands for the continued survival […]

News

Call for an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework on World Wetlands Day 2020

Open Letter by the International Organization Partners to the Convention on Wetlands: Birdlife International, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the International Union for Conservation […]

News

A Vision for the World’s Wetlands and their People on World Wetlands Day

With the spotlight in 2020 firmly on the twinned crises of climate and biodiversity and the choices the world must make to avoid catastrophe, journalist […]

News

Largest ever number of Endangered Black-faced Spoonbills recorded in the Philippines

This January, 24 individuals of the globally endangered Black-faced Spoonbills (Platalea minor) were recorded feeding and resting along the tidal flats and mangrove areas of […]