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Natural fortification against typhoons

Manila – Only one year after the deadly Typhoon Haiyan, which left behind over 6,000 casualties, Typhoon Hagupit has taken at least 20 lives before […]

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Effects of different management regimes on mangrove ecosystem services in Java, Indonesia

This report for the first time quantifies the provision of mangrove ecosystem services according to different management regimes. The study concludes that ecosystem service provision […]

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The importance of mangroves to people: a call to action

UNEP has launched a new report in which it warns that the deforestation of the planet’s mangroves was exceeding average global forest loss by a […]

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210 million people benefit from mangroves-associated fisheries

Some 210 million people live in low elevation areas within 10 km of mangroves and many of these directly benefit from mangrove-associated fisheries. Yet, these […]

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Deelnemers gezocht voor wijkenwedstrijd rond duurzaamheid

Het Nederlandse Rode Kruis, CARE Nederland en Wetlands International lanceren vandaag samen met Nudge de ‘Dijk van een Wijk’-competitie. Dat maakte Sander de Kramer maandag […]

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Mangroves Provide Measurable Risk Reduction Benefit to Coastal Communities from Storm Waves and Flooding

A new guidebook on mangroves as a coastal defence finds that mangroves can reduce risk from a large number of coastal hazards. The role of […]

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Is development stuck in a destructive rut?

Or can we dream of a new world where ecology, economy and society are re-connected? As Wetlands International, we know that it is vital to […]

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“Slappe pap verandert in stevige kust”

Great article in Dutch newspaper ‘De Volkskrant’ about our pilot project in Northern Java where we are using a ‘Building with Nature’ approach to restore the […]

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All for forests, forests for all!

An unprecedented large group of governments, companies, NGOs and indigenous peoples groups called for action to protect and restore the world’s forests. In a declaration […]