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Building with Nature: Creating, Implementing and Upscaling Nature-Based Solutions

This book makes the urgent and compelling case for scaling up the Building with Nature approach to adapt to and mitigate climate change. It contains […]

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Scaling investment in Building with Nature solutions along coasts and rivers

Despite their increasing popularity, investment in scaling of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) along coasts and rivers is lagging behind. This new white paper suggests how to […]

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World Wetlands Day 2021: wetlands are the freshwater sources

This World Wetlands Day we celebrate how wetlands are essential for water and provide for life. World Wetlands Day, celebrated each year on 2 February, […]

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A tribute to Senegal’s young wetland champion

Wetlands International pays tribute to Youssoupha Sane, coordinator of the Saloum Mangrove Club network and #PowerofWetlands ambassador, who sadly passed away in Thies in Senegal […]

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Celebrating 50 years of a wetland convention for collaboration across borders

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Ramsar Convention, the intergovernmental treaty which commits countries to the ‘wise use’ of wetlands, to list and […]

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Promising  new  opportunities and  pressing  threats  concerning  efforts to conserve  biodiversity in 2021: Horizon scan

A panel of 25 scientists, conservation professionals and future scanners recently came together for an annual ‘horizon scan’ to answer the question: “What are the most promising new opportunities […]

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Wetlands International at the Climate Adaptation Summit

On January 25-26 the Climate Adaptation Summit takes place online at www.cas2021.com. Wetlands International organises two new large initiatives through formal CAS side events and contributes […]

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CAS 2021: Accelerating adaptation through Building with Nature in Asia

Presentation of the ‘Accelerating Adaptation through Building with Nature in Asia’ initiative at the Climate Adaptation Summit from January 25-26 Millions of people in cities […]

Urban Wetlands – Compendium Guide in the Partners for Resilience

In the midst of record-breaking heat in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere, especially Europe, the IFRC and the Climate Centre released their new “Heatwave […]