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Building with Nature prominent as sustainable coastal management approach during Dutch trade mission to Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia, 21 November 2016 – During the Dutch trade mission to Indonesia this week ‘Building with Nature’ features prominently as a promising sustainable and […]

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Can this be the next Nakuru?

With Ethiopia currently in a State of Emergency, our work ensuring the equitable and sustainable sharing of water in Oromia’s Rift Valley Lakes is more […]

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Earth observation data to help improve wetland policies

The GEO-Wetlands Initiative, a network of experts that aims to better inform and improve decision making with regards to wetlands by using earth observation data, […]

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Mangrove restoration: to plant or not to plant?

Mangrove planting has become hugely popular. The majority of planting efforts are however failing. A more effective approach is to create the right conditions for […]

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COP22 should recognise the key role of wetland ecosystems

On the occasion of the entry into force of the Paris Agreement and in the eve of COP22, where governments are asked to discuss how […]

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Why do we work in drylands?

It’s hard to imagine that 15 years ago there were lions here in Ethiopia’s Somali Regional State, but that’s what the Deputy Bureau Head of […]

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New series of mangrove restoration works on eroded coast in Java

Java – Indonesia has started with the construction of a new series of permeable structures in front of its severely eroding coastline. The structures capture […]

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The Yellow Sea, a site of global importance for migratory birds

In April 2016 as part of the 50th anniversary of the International Waterbird Census a survey of the Yellow Sea-Bohai Sea region’s waterbirds and wetlands was […]

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Mayors, take care of your wetlands!

Wetlands determine the sustainability, opportunities for growth and resilience of cities to a large extent. But their protective and provisioning services – often from far […]

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World DRR day: Step up for wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction

Today is the International Day for Disaster Reduction, which marks the launch of the new “Sendai Seven” campaign, centred on the seven targets of the Sendai […]