News & Insights


Why #WaterbirdsCount: July

As part of our campaign to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Waterbird Census, we invited our partners to share their favourite images of […]


To plant or not to plant? Stopping malpractices in using mangroves to increase coastal resilience

The last decade tsunamis and typhoon related surges in coastal areas across the world raised enormous interest for the role that mangroves can play in […]


Dutch expert team presents coastal protection strategy for typhoon prone Tacloban

An expert team led by Royal HaskoningDHV has recently presented an integrated Coastal Protection Strategy to the Mayor of Tacloban, with the aim to provide safety and […]


Building a mangrove community in the Western Indian Ocean region

The area of mangroves that has been lost in Western Indian Ocean (WIO) countries over the last century is estimated to exceed 50% of current […]


Wetlands International Africa Annual Report 2015

Wetlands International Africa endeavors to meet the challenges facing the world by: protecting the environment communities, habitat restoration and conservation of biodiversity, sustainable water management, climate change […]


Going green: are ecosystem-based adaptation solutions gaining ground?

“Ecosystems are crucial for climate adaptation!”. I must have uttered this sentence hundreds of times at the climate conference in Bali in 2007. To no […]


Meet Abdul, a local champion of Building with Nature Indonesia

The time flies for Abdul Ghofur and 25 other participants of the Coastal Field School Training of Trainers (ToT). In May they completed their season-long […]


Building with Nature concept successfully introduced in Suriname

Suriname is known as the greenest country on earth, but is also one of the seven globally most endangered countries by sea level rise. On […]


Outsmarting climate change on a budget

Low-tech adaptation strategies are helping people in developing countries cope with the dangers of a warmer world. Developing countries stand to suffer the most from […]