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Wetlands International to award Luc Hoffmann Medal for Wetland Science and Conservation

As part of Wetlands International’s 60 year anniversary celebration, we will award our highest honour at an evening reception Monday 22 September in Rotterdam, the […]

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Wetlands International Celebrates 60 year anniversary

On 21 – 23 September 2014, Wetlands International will celebrate its work and achievements over the past 60 years in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. A ‘Wetland […]

Blog

Living with the floods, not against them

“Yes, we are illiterate sir, but we are engineers as far as our experience with water and rivers is concerned”, says Phushi Mahato, a villager […]

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Wetlands International’s Panamà city urban development programme for TCU Global Acadamy

As part of the Global Academy of the Texas Christian University, 5 of its top students visited key sites and met experts related to wetlands, […]

Publication

Recommendations pre-zero-draft post-2015 framework on DRR

A set of recommendations for inclusion in the post-2015 Framework for disaster reduction (HFAII), summarised in this briefing, to ensure that the role of ecosystems, and […]

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Dutch experts assess flood risk reduction options for devastated Tacloban city, the Philippines

On invitation of the Philippine government, the Dutch Risk Reduction (DRR)-team visited Manilla and Tacloban early July to assess the possibilities to protect the coastline […]

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Former President Bill Clinton visits Aceh, Indonesia to view tsunami recovery

Ten years after the major tsunami hit Aceh, Indonesia in 2004, President Clinton visited the village of Layeun to find out what more can be […]

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Building with Nature Indonesia; Securing eroding delta coastlines

Indonesian coasts suffer from erosion, caused by sea level rise, mangrove conversion for aquaculture and groundwater extraction. In some places kilometres of land are lost […]

Publication

Call for strongly featuring global warming in the Sustainable Development Goals

In this letter hundreds of civil society organisations, including Wetlands International, urge the Co-Chairs and Member States of the post-2015 Sustainable Development Framework process to […]