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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Wetland restoration to reduce risks, India

The Mahanadi delta and Kosi-Gandak floodplains in India are home to millions of farmers and fishers who used to benefit from the dynamic and nutrient […]

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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Water trade-offs to reduce drought in the Tana Delta

The Tana Delta is at the far downstream end of the Tana River Basin which provides eighty percent of Nairobi’s drinking water. Fifty-sixty percent of […]

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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Assessing risk across the Agusan river basin, Philippines

Multiple times a year, severe tropical storms and typhoons hit the Philippines. Fortunately, the population is very resilient. After each disaster, they reconstruct their lives […]

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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Public private sector collaboration in Java

Northern Java’s shorelines suffer from the consequences of erosion hazards. 6 kilometers of land inwards might be lost in 2100. The agriculture and aquaculture sectors […]

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Germany helps to scale up Building with Nature in Indonesia

Wetlands International is happy to announce that the German goverment has granted financial support to scale up a running pilot which aims to restore the […]

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Manila Bay wetland saved

635 hectares of coastal waters in Manila Bay, The Philippines, have been saved. The area, adjacent to the Las Piñas-Parañaque Ramsar Site, was threatened by […]

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The importance of “blue carbon” for the Paris Agreement

Wetlands International, together with the Australian Government, organised the event “Incorporating Blue Carbon into Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement” at the UN Climate […]

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Building with Nature Indonesia – meet the partners

In Northern Java millions of people are suffering from the consequences of coastal erosion. In the Demak district ‘Building with Nature’ solutions are being used […]

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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 […]