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Global Mangrove Watch platform updated with the latest data to 2020

The primary source of information on mangroves’ status and extent – used by scientific bodies, think tanks like the World Resources Institute, project developers, and […]


The State of the World’s Mangroves 2022

Today the Global Mangrove Alliance (GMA) released its annual report, The State of the World’s Mangroves 2022, a compilation of the most current information available […]


Global Mangrove Watch Online Course – Now Available on a Self-Paced Schedule!

The Global Mangrove Watch platform has launched a self-paced course where park managers, conservationists, policymakers and practitioners learn to confidently navigate the Global Mangrove Watch […]


World Water Week 2022

Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water The World Water Week is the leading conference on global water issues, held every year since 1991. The […]


Wetlands International calls for global wetland targets ahead of critical CBD COP15 negotiations

A new white paper from Wetlands International released today (21 June 2022) ahead of the pre-COP15 negotiations in Nairobi reveals the critical need to restore […]

Aerial view on picturesque mountain lake (Lake Ribnisko jezero, Slovenia). Publication

We need wetlands: The urgent case for global wetland targets

As critical COP15 negotiations commence in Nairobi in June 2022, Wetlands International has produced a white paper calling for urgent global wetlands targets to be […]


Reducing the ecosystem-based carbon footprint of coastal engineering

Greenhouse gas emissions from coastal engineering do not only involve emissions from (dredging) vessels, but also from impacting sediments and coastal ecosystems. A new report […]


Options for strengthening action on the ocean and coasts under the UNFCCC

This options paper summarizes some of the key entry points within existing UNFCCC processes and ongoing negotiations where management actions concerning the ocean and coastal […]


UN Oceans Conference side event (virtual): Reducing the ecosystem-based carbon footprint of coastal engineering

In this virtual side event at the UN Ocean Conference we present a new report ‘Reducing the ecosystem-based carbon footprint of coastal engineering’. We demonstrate […]