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“Saving High Andean Wetlands” for nature and people

Wetlands International’s Regional Office for Latin America & the Caribbean has initiated a two-year project to safeguard the wetlands of the Andes, particularly in the […]

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PeatRus wins UN Momentum for Change Award

The United Nations Climate Change Secretariat has celebrated Wetlands International’s peatland restoration in Russia as one of nineteen diverse ‘Lighthouse Activities’ for tackling climate change. […]

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Restoring mangroves on abandoned rice fields in Guinea Bissau

One of the main challenges for Wetlands International in Guinea Bissau is mangrove restoration on abandoned rice fields. My name is Menno de Boer I […]

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Saving Peat for Less Heat! An update

Emissions from drained and degrading peatlands (organic soils) are almost double the amount of CO2 emissions from aviation, even without skyrocketing emissions from peat fires. This […]

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Luc Hoffmann Medal now open for nominations

Wetlands International aims to promote the conservation and restoration of wetlands worldwide. As part of this, we award the Wetlands International Luc Hoffmann Medal for […]

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Safeguarding nature can keep Paris within reach

Nature itself can gift us more than a third of the carbon emissions reductions that are needed to meet the Paris Climate Agreement. Previous estimates […]

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Healthy wetland landscapes in a changing climate

Protecting waterbird populations in a changing climate requires a comprehensive network of healthy wetlands in countries across the flyway. But it is not enough to […]

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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: “How is the ongoing loss of wetlands linked to people leaving their homes and land?”

How are wetlands connected to conflict and out-migration? This is a relevant question on this year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction, which focuses on disaster-related […]

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Besides Building with Nature Demak needs to tackle subsidence to safeguard coastline

Ten community leaders have signed agreements to help further restore their severely eroded coastline during a high level event organised by the Ministry of Marine […]

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Communities living along the Ewaso Ng’iro basin journey with camels to advocate for the conservation of the river

On 15th September 2017 more than 200 participants from different counties concluded a five day trek along the Ewaso Ng’iro basin. In the scorching sun […]

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