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Wetlands International congratulates the Irish Government’s inspiring leadership in making wetlands core to climate action

The Irish government has taken bold steps to make its wetlands a core part of its climate action – a move which Wetlands International and […]

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Virtual community training to continue to rewetting peatlands in Indonesia and Russia

Despite the constraints of COVID-19, Wetlands International continues to prevent and reverse drainage of peatlands which is devastating to nature, encourages fires, floods and subsidence and contributes to runaway climate change. Rewetting […]

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Safeguard and restore wetlands to support people and nature through the pandemic and beyond

“Healthy wetlands are vital lifelines for  people struggling to survive through the pandemic – by supporting  local communities with training and advice we are helping them to secure safe water supplies, grow […]

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UNFCCC Race to Zero Dialogues Water Action Day

‘Scaling up the Power of Wetlands for Ambitious Climate Action’ Join Wetlands International as we lead breakout discussion, ‘Scaling up the Power of Wetlands for […]

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Wetlands & Climate Action – Youth Dialogue

Wetlands hold some of the largest storages of carbon on the planet which makes their protection, conservation and restoration key nature-based solutions for both climate […]

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Peatlands

Peat forms where dead vegetation fails to rot, usually because the ground is waterlogged. Soggy peatlands make up about half of the world’s wetlands. They […]

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Locking Carbon in Wetlands: Enhancing Climate Action by Including Wetlands in NDCs

With the focus on enhancing climate ambition in the run up to Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) submissions, a new report by the Alliance for Global […]

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Peatlands as part of the bigger climate picture

Peatlands may be one climate puzzle piece, but should we not be looking at the bigger picture? It is 2020, and the world is most […]

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The Foundation Seeking to Protect the Mangroves of Cartagena

Julián Reingold, a young wetland supporter Colombia is not only one of the countries holding more biodiversity on the planet, but also a nation in […]