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VCS releases robust accounting framework for REDD+ Projects in Tropical Peatswamps

The Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) has approved a comprehensive carbon accounting methodology for REDD+ projects in tropical peatswamp forests. This methodology for the first time […]

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New PNAS article: Wise use of peatsoils essential for tackling climate change

An international group of scientists from Vrije Universiteit and Wageningen University has calculated and modeled the potential effects of the exploitation of peatsoils on the […]

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“We want good evacuation measures, no large seawalls!“

What is the best approach to restore and protect a coastline that was hit by a Tsunami? Driven by my own involvement in mangrove restoration […]

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Investment in natural capital for risk reduction – an opportunity not a cost

At the session on ‘Economic aspects of Disaster Risk Reduction’ at the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai on 16 March, the […]

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From WCDRR Sendai: Eco-DRR Report – Thursday 19 March

The Sendai Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 has been agreed at 10pm in Japan with a central role for ecosystem degradation as a root […]

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Recipe for Resilience – Ecosystem and climate Smart Disaster Risk Reduction

What are some of the “ingredients” that would make a “recipe for resilience”?  Wetlands International and its programme partners in the coalition Partners for Resilience […]

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Wetland Solutions for People and Nature

This Strategic Intent for 2015 – 2025 is the highest level guide to our work. It sets out the ambitions of Wetlands International in terms of what we aim to […]

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Countries turn to Ecosystems to Reduce Disaster Risk

As HFA2 negotiations continue, governments, private sector and practitioners commit to advance ecosystem disaster risk reduction at the Third World Conference on DRR. Sendai, Japan […]

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From WCDRR Sendai: Eco-DRR Report – Monday 16 March

About 80% of the text for a post-2015 framework on Disaster Risk Reduction is agreed, we are making progress; The Netherlands, France, Philippines, Vietnam, Colombia and […]

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A recipe for resilience – Key messages from the Partners for Resilience at WCDRR