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Wetlands International awards Staff Medal of Excellence to Daniel Blanco and Ritesh Kumar

Wetlands International awarded the Staff Medal of Excellence to two individuals on Monday. Daniel Blanco of Argentina and Ritesh Kumar of India are recognised for […]

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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 […]

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Peat restoration – the key solution for large peat-fires in Russia

Thanks to an active and laborious fire-fighting operation the recent peat and forest fires in Tver Province were localised and the region was saved from […]

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THE ROAD TO LIMA

The 2013 Warsaw Framework for REDD+ agreed upon at the last climate conference (COP19) was a positive step forward. However, there is unfinished business on REDD+ safeguards. Additional […]

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Subsidence of peat soils in South-East Asia – Flooding risks in Sarawak

This paper presents the case study of the Rajang Delta in Sarawak, Malaysia where peatland subsidence will cause flooding, rendering 50% and 67% of the […]

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Submission on mitigation potential of peatlands to the UNFCCC

About one quarter of all human induced greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, forestry and other land use, mainly from land use change, fertilizer use, livestock and […]

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Submission on mitigation potential of peatlands to the UNFCCC

About one quarter of all human induced greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, forestry and other land use, mainly from land use change, fertilizer use, livestock and […]

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Position paper: Accounting for peatland hotspots in the new climate agreement

This position paper gives insight in why peatlands should be treated as hotspots for climate change mitigation in the negotiations for a new climate agreement, […]

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European Commission climate plans could spell disaster for wetlands

Brussels – The European Commission’s proposal for a climate and energy package for the period between 2020 and 2030 may throw the door wide open […]