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Conserving waterbird habitats to combat climate change impact for people and nature

60% of Ramsar sites in Africa are likely to suffer from climate change. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat […]

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We attended EU Forum Cities and Regions for Development Cooperation

The Forum Cities and Regions for Development Cooperation aims to foster policy dialogue on sustainable urban development among local and regional authorities and their associations […]

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In our backyard: we are aiming to safeguard Dutch peatlands

As Wetlands International, we consider peatlands to be treasures, providing numerous ecosystem services and playing a role in disaster risk reduction. They are ecosystems that […]

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Building with Nature Indonesia Updates

The latest Building with Nature Indonesia newsflash has been published on 24 January. In this edition several interesting articles about the Building with Nature developments […]

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World Wetlands Day 2019 – Discussing wetlands and climate change mitigation policies

2 February of each year is celebrated as World Wetlands Day to mark the date of adoption of Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The Convention is […]

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Wetlands and human security at UNFCCC

The connection between water and human security is already recognised by many global conventions and entities, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development […]

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De Volkskrant voices the importance of safeguarding peat forests

“… Peat forests and other wetlands (are) the first line of defense against climate change. We can achieve up to 37 percent of the Paris targets […]

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Mangrove Capital Africa: one step closer to mangrove conservation in Rufiji delta

The Rufiji Delta in Tanzania is home for mangrove forests, rich in biodiversity and important source of livelihood for the communities living there. Unfortunately, it […]

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Arcadia Fund helps us support restoration and management of critical habitats for migratory waterbirds in the Yellow Sea

A new grant from the Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, will enable Wetlands International to work with local governments and […]

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Act before it’s too late: urgent action is needed to save the waterbirds in Africa

On 8th December 2018, the Seventh Meeting of the Parties of African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA MOP7) came to a close in Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South […]

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