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Towards climate-responsible peatlands management

The aim of this guidebook is to support the reduction of GHG emissions from managed peatlands and present guidance for responsible management practices that can maintain […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Back to basics on REDD+ safeguards and finance

The REDD+ Safeguards agreed in Cancun aim to: 1. Improve forest governance; 2. Promote the full and effective participation of indigenous peoples and local communities […]

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Environmental and social impacts of oil palm cultivation on tropical peat

This report provides a review of available scientific information and published literature on impacts of using tropical peat for oil palm cultivation in Southeast Asia. It […]

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Submission on additional CDM activities – 2013

This submission from Wetlands International to the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) […]

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Practical guidance for implementing RSPO Principles & Criteria in relation to peatlands

This manual provides guidance to oil palm growers to adjust their planning and practices according to the new RSPO Principles and Criteria related to peatlands. […]

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Policy Brief on Indirect Land Use Change and Peatlands

In this policy brief to the EU parliament and ministers, Wetlands International offers recommendations to effectively address indirect land use change emissions (ILUC) from peatlands. […]

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Climate change and Wetlands leaflet

Leaflet of 2 pages, explaining the relevance of wetlands for climate change mitigation and adaptation.