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The start of a deep and positive connection between the environment, society and the economy

A 15 year-old environment campaigner stole the limelight from Ban Ki-Moon at the UN climate reception last Thursday night as he told his story of […]

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Why #WaterbirdsCount: April

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

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Fish/shrimp farming Coastal Field School, a new hope for local farmers in coastal Demak

I still remember the first time when I met Supardi (47 years old) on the first day of the Coastal Field School Training of Trainers […]

Case study

Building ecosystem resilience to escape a humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia

The remote Somali region in northeast Ethiopia is one of the most challenging Sahelian environments we’ve ever worked in. This is a parched landscape of […]

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The Mad Dash to Figure Out the Fate of Peatlands

As the planet’s peat swamps come under threat, the destiny of their stored carbon remains a mystery. With every step he took, Jon Nichols’ boots […]

News

“No Sustainable Development Goals unless action is taken to reduce the deficit in natural infrastructure”

New York – At the High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) NGO Wetlands International states that better management and restoration of […]

Case study

Ensuring food and water security in Mali

Nearly two million people directly depend on the waters of the Upper Niger River and seasonal wetlands in Mali’s Inner Niger Delta. While armed conflict […]

Case study

Conservation and sustainable use of mangroves in the Sine Saloum Delta, Senegal

The Sine Saloum Delta is a biodiversity-rich mangrove ecosystem on Senegal’s Atlantic coast. More than 100,000 inhabitants depend on the mangroves for their livelihoods. The […]

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Indonesia’s largest pulp-for-paper producer risks defaulting on sustainability commitments due to bad peatland management

Netherlands – In 2013 Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) committed to use plantation fiber instead of clearing natural forests. However, in the same year APP announced […]

Publication

Act now on wetlands for Agenda 2030 – Infographic

In 2015, world leaders committed to achieving the 17 goals of the United National 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). […]