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Dead planet, living planet: Biodiversity and ecosystem restoration for sustainable development

This UNEP publication features many case examples of the work of Wetlands International. Editor Ritesh Kumar collected showcases from Wetlands International from all around the […]


Keep it fresh or salty

An introductory guide to financing wetland carbon programs and projects. This report provides guidance for program and project developers from, or working in, developing countries on the numerous […]


Building with Nature Indonesia – reaching scale for coastal resilience

Through “Building with Nature” we envision a safe delta coastline in Northern Java which enables vulnerable communities and economic sectors to prosper, be more self-reliant and […]


Dutch Ambassador visits Mali Inner Niger Delta

The Dutch Ambassador to Mali, Maarten Brouwer, visits Mali’s Inner Niger Delta to view the forest ecosystem restoration work sponsored by the Dutch government and […]


The response of mangrove soil surface elevation to sea level rise

Coastal ecosystems such as mangroves can reduce risk to people and infrastructure from wave damage and flooding. The continued provision of these coastal defence services […]


The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Water and Wetlands: A contribution to Rio +20

This TEEB for Water and Wetlands Brief introduces the new initiative, presents initial ideas on the benefits and questions to be explored over the coming […]


The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Water and Wetlands

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB), co-authored by Wetlands International, emphasises the enormous economic value of wetlands. TEEB For Water and Wetlands highlights the […]


Building with nature for coastal resilience

This leaflet explains the concept of hybrid engineering as it relates to mangrove coasts. It provides a rationale for moving away from over-reliance on hard […]


Defining Eco-Morphodynamic Requirements for Rehabilitating Eroding Mangrove-Mud Coasts

This paper present an eco-morphodynamic analysis on causes of erosion along degraded mangrove-mud coasts, and the causes of failure to rehabilitate these coasts. The analyses are based […]