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Publication

Wetlands International South Asia Annual Report 2015-16

Wetlands International South Asia is a nongovernment organization working for sustaining and restoring wetlands, their resources and biodiversity in the South Asia region. Its office in New […]

News

Celebrating 50 years of the International Waterbird Census in Laguna Llancanelo, Argentina

Thousands of flamingos, swans, ducks and coots can be found in the Llancanelo lagoon, the site chosen to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the International Waterbird […]

News

Wetland and waterbird scientist Hugh Boyd passes on

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of Hugh Boyd, aged 91. Boyd was a pioneering waterbird and wetland conservationist and […]

Blog

Why #WaterbirdsCount: July

As part of our campaign to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Waterbird Census, we invited our partners to share their favourite images of […]

News

A new paper rejects claims that drainage of peatlands for plantations can be sustainable

In 2015 Indonesia was hit by a disastrous haze event caused by extensive peatland fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan. In response, the Indonesian government launched […]

Publication

Peatland Brief: An Assessment of the ‘eko-hidro’ Water Management Approach

This policy brief questions the scientific basis of a range of claims in relation to the ‘sustainability’ of peatland drainage for plantations. The paper shows […]

Blog

To plant or not to plant? Stopping malpractices in using mangroves to increase coastal resilience

The last decade tsunamis and typhoon related surges in coastal areas across the world raised enormous interest for the role that mangroves can play in […]

News

Iraqi Marshlands named a UNESCO World Heritage site

On 17 July the Marshlands of Southern Iraq, often referred to as the ‘Garden of Eden’, were named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The famous […]

News

Dutch expert team presents coastal protection strategy for typhoon prone Tacloban

An expert team led by Royal HaskoningDHV has recently presented an integrated Coastal Protection Strategy to the Mayor of Tacloban, with the aim to provide safety and […]

News

Wetland Champion and Hero: Dr Luc Hoffmann

There are many people working to study, conserve and restore wetlands today, all over the world – and it must be true that this is […]