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Wetlands International calls for global wetland targets ahead of critical CBD COP15 negotiations

A new white paper from Wetlands International released today (21 June 2022) ahead of the pre-COP15 negotiations in Nairobi reveals the critical need to restore […]

Aerial view on picturesque mountain lake (Lake Ribnisko jezero, Slovenia). Publication

We need wetlands: The urgent case for global wetland targets

As critical COP15 negotiations commence in Nairobi in June 2022, Wetlands International has produced a white paper calling for urgent global wetlands targets to be […]

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Inspiring, Mobilising, and Upscaling Action for Peatlands

Peatlands – and wetlands in general – are the superheroes of nature. Peatlands cover only 3% of the world’s land area, but contain 500GT of […]

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Wetlands and nature take centre stage at Glasgow climate talks

Growing realisation that without enabling nature to recover, including wetlands, there is no 1.5C future COP26 was very much the Nature COP   With nature and water firmly in the COP26 agenda, nature’s […]

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Momentum gained at COP26 must ensure the future of wetlands

As the UNFCCC climate conference ends, we have seen the profile of wetlands raised more than ever before, not only as the best carbon sink but as a resilience-builder against the droughts, storms […]

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Unlocking private finance for wetlands key to tackling climate change

Jane Madgwick, CEO at Wetlands International Cherishing the world’s often-forgotten wetlands – its peat bogs and mangrove swamps, salt marshes and river floodplains – could […]

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At COP26, where are the wetlands?

As the world watches delegates arrive at the UNFCCC COP26 in Glasgow to prove their commitment to the Paris Agreement and keep global temperatures below […]

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Wetlands International at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together thousands of leaders and government-level decision-makers, civil society, indigenous peoples, business and academic with the goal […]

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Reflections from World Water Week 2021: Wetlands as key to building resilience faster

In recent months the world has seen catastrophic flooding in western Europe and China, extreme heatwaves in North America, and wildfires in Russia, Greece, Turkey […]