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Peatland landscape in Russia News

The International Investment Bank supports our peatlands projects in Russia

The International Investment Bank provided us with the second grant for execution of a project on restoring peatlands in Russia. On June 4, 2018, Nikolay […]

Event

WATER TALK: Women, water and wetlands!

The connections between women and wetlands matter for peace and security. This lab debate at the European Development Days in Brussels will look at how […]

Blog

A tool to build a network of sites for migratory waterbirds

A showcase in a UN building in Bonn, Germany, can be good for waterbirds across Africa and Eurasia. We have done just that to launch our Critical Sites Network tool version 2.0.

Blog

Water we doing about water?

Did you know that the answer can be found in nature? Nature-based solutions such as restoring mangrove buffers in degraded coastal areas or preserving peatlands […]

Cattle crossing a river in Mali. Event

Water stress and human mobility: freshwater solutions for resilience and peacebuilding

A side-event at the UNFCCC SB48 in Bonn about how water crises, particularly in the Sahel, are displacing people. This event contributes to and presents the work of the Task Force on Displacement created at COP21.

News

Work under Partners for Resilience in Odisha selected as one among the best practices in Asia

Under the programme, Partners for Resilience (PfR) led by Wetlands International South Asia, a case study on sustainable community-based disaster risk management - Responding to emergencies, A PfR perspective - was selected as one among the best practices in Asia by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC). This case was submitted under the programme Institutionalizing Sustainable Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM).

Sunset with a boat and waterbirds News

First spring bird count at Barr Al Hikman makes case for protection

For a three weeks in March 2018 we surveyed waterbirds almost continuously in the coastal wetlands of Barr Al Hikman, Oman. By day we counted […]

Flooding surrounds plants in Indonesia News

First national workshop held in Indonesia to address land subsidence problems

On 27–28 March a national seminar was held in Jakarta on the urgent issue of land subsidence in coastal lowlands which is increasingly affecting coastal […]

Publication

Enhancing action on wetlands as a key strategy to reach Paris Agreement objectives

Addressing freshwater ambitions explicitly through Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) provides a key entry-point for countries to emphasise the importance of freshwater strategies for adapting to […]

News

Building with Nature – the answer to water related challenges is in nature

March 22nd is World Water Day. This year’s theme is ‘The answer is in nature’. Over the last decade The Netherlands has gained a lot […]

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