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Mangrove restoration: to plant or not to plant?

Mangrove planting has become hugely popular. The majority of planting efforts are however failing. A more effective approach is to create the right conditions for […]

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New series of mangrove restoration works on eroded coast in Java

Java – Indonesia has started with the construction of a new series of permeable structures in front of its severely eroding coastline. The structures capture […]

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Mayors, take care of your wetlands!

Wetlands determine the sustainability, opportunities for growth and resilience of cities to a large extent. But their protective and provisioning services – often from far […]

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How to open development when the Tana Basin is closing

On 29th of September Wetlands International successfully launched a study on The Economics of Ecosystem Services of the Tana River Basin in Nairobi Kenya. The […]

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Clean and healthy mangroves and beaches in Panamá

As part of September XII Month of the Oceans, Wetlands International Panamá coordinated two mangrove and beach clean-ups in the Chiriquí Province. 144 bags of garbage […]

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Like music to my ears (with hydraulic engineers)

In July this year I found myself enjoying some lovely music at an international seminar (HATHI) attended by over 400 hydraulic engineers in Bali. To […]

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Innovating Engineering and Ecosystem-based Approaches for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) organized its Third International Science-Policy Workshop on 14-16 June, 2016, at the United Nations University Institute […]

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Celebrating International Mangrove Day with little mangrove defenders in Panamá

A joint presentation by the mangrove defenders of the Bay of Chame and El María was the highlight of the Educational Day in Las Lajas, […]

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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 […]