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The Asian Tsunami: An environmental assessment one year later

It is almost one year since the unprecedented destruction of the Asian Tsunami Disaster took place. One year in which to grieve and mourn the […]


The Niger, a lifeline

An extensive study on the impact of existing and planned dams in the Upper Niger. Impacts such as irrigation, hydropower generation but also loss of […]


Green Reconstruction Guidelines Aceh

WWF-Indonesia prepared Green Reconstruction Policy Guidelines. These are four sets of general cross-cutting policies, fundamental to successful implementation of any post-tsunami reconstruction activity. Post-tsunami reconstruction […]


TEST Natural mitigation of natural disasters

Report to Ramsar STRP-12 on 2nd February, World Wetlands Day. “Natural mitigation of natural disasters”. The Ramsar Convention has asked Wetlands International to coordinate efforts […]


Wetlands and the Tsunami


Roots of Recovery in Nature

Replanting coastal forests destroyed by last December’s tsunami sounds like a good idea – especially if they protect against future storms. But such plans need […]

Protected Area Management: Policy Issues

Park Management Boards and Participatory Management Planning The New Constitution (1997) provides a refreshing legal framework for natural resources management in Thailand, particularly with respect […]

Partners for Wise Use of Wetlands – Agreement between DGIS and Wetlands International


Strategies for wise use of wetlands: Best Practices in Participatory Management

Proceedings of Workshop 1 of the 2nd International Conference on wetlands and Development held in Dakar, Senegal, 8-14 November 1998.