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Act now on wetlands for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (Agenda 2030)

All major global policy agreements conclude: wetlands are vital ecosystems in the landscape and are indispensable to achieve a sustainable and secure world. This policy […]

Publication

Will Asia Pulp & Paper default on its “zero deforestation” commitment?

This study by twelve international and Indonesian NGOs shows that in spite of its high-profile sustainability commitments, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is building one […]

Case study

Building with Nature Indonesia

Reaching scale for coastal resilience The initiative “Building with Nature Indonesia” aims to build stable coastlines with reduced erosion risk through a unique integration of […]

News

The Niger Basin could cross the 2˚C threshold in the next 25 years

The international ambition to limit global warming to 2°C relative to pre-industrial levels was re-affirmed and included in the COP21 Paris agreement in January this […]

Publication

Effects of 2˚C Warming: IMPACT2C modelling results for a 2˚C climate for key global vulnerable regions

The IMPACT2C project provides information on the potential impacts of 2˚C of global warming. This Policy Briefing Note provides a summary of the findings on […]

Case study

Towards vibrant wetlands in the Mahanadi delta and Kosi-Gandak floodplains, Indian

The Mahanadi delta and Kosi-Gandak floodplains in India are not only home to dolphins and turtles, they are also home to more than 21 million […]

Case study

Saving the Wular Lake, Kashmir while fighting flood and drought risks downstream

Wular Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Asia. Rapid degradation of Wular Lake has had an enormous impact on community health and […]

Blog

Counting waterbirds at Shengjin Lake, China for the 50th International Waterbird Census count

The national Nature Reserve of Shengjin Lake on the southern bank of the Yangtze River in the Anhui Province of China is designated as a […]

Blog

Why #WaterbirdsCount: March

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 […]

News

A world without wetlands is a world without water

1.2 billion people live in areas where water is physically scarce and 2.7 billion people – 40% of the world’s population – suffer water shortages […]