Resources

Publication

Position paper ‘Building with Nature – exploring Nature Based Solutions for water challenges’

March 22nd is World Water Day. In 2018 the theme is ‘The answer is in nature’. Over the last decade The Netherlands has gained a […]

Publication

Poster explaining restoring Peatlands in Russia for fire prevention and climate change mitigation

In European Russia, ten million hectares of peatlands, that were drained for various uses, have been largely abandoned as the economy economic changes. In summer […]

Publication

Tropical Peatland Conservation and Restoration in Katingan-Mentaya, Indonesia, for Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Mitigation and Adaptation

Katingan-Mentaya Peatland Restoration and Conservation Project is the biggest Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) approved REDD+ project in the world, with potential emissions reductions averaging 7.4 million tonnes of CO2e per year.

Case study

Corredor Azul

What is the Corredor Azul programme? Corredor Azul is a ten-year programme led by Wetlands International and funded by DOB Ecology. Its vision is that […]

News

Our new ten-year “Corredor Azul” programme in South America

We have launched a 10-year programme where the Paraná River and Paraguay River flow along 3,400 km.

News

Unlocking nature’s solutions to water security at World Water Forum 8

Brasilia, Brazil. Today Wetlands International joined forces with Conservation International, Forest Trends IUCN, The Nature Conservancy and WWF to open the Nature-Based Solutions Pavilion at […]

Blog

Healthy wetlands: potential for peace and security

The condition of wetlands has an impact on human security and conflict. Senior Advocacy Officer Joyce Kortlandt reflects on how this is felt in the Sahel and elsewhere.

Publication

Environmental risk assessment & ecosystem mapping of South Sudan’s Kinaite Catchment

This report combines an environmental risk assessment with ecosystem mapping in the Kinaite Catchment of Eastern Equatoria State in South Sudan. This area has been dealing […]

Video

Building ecosystem resilience in Ethiopia’s Somali Region

How can we build the long-term resilience of communities to withstand recurring food and water insecurity, droughts and flash floods in the Horn of Africa […]

Moutains on the misty horizon beyond a plain News

Wetlands in the conservation Horizon Scan for 2018

Our input to the conservations science Horizon Scan for 2018 included Programme Manager for Costal Wetlands Femke Tonneijck. Many of the topics relate to wetlands, in particular just how much carbon will be released by soil under climate change.